Bisexuality and Schooling: Erasure and Implications for Health

  title={Bisexuality and Schooling: Erasure and Implications for Health},
  author={J. Elia},
  journal={Journal of Bisexuality},
  pages={36 - 52}
  • J. Elia
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Bisexuality
It has long been known that schooling in the United States emphasizes and reproduces heteronormativity. With increasing frequency, gay and lesbian issues are being raised—given the presence of Gay-Straight Alliances in schools, the political discourse about gays and lesbians in the U.S. military, and the deeply contested politics of same-sex marriage. The focus of school culture in general, at best, is on either side of the continuum (i.e., heterosexuality or homosexuality), with bisexuality… Expand
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