Challenging the Sounds of Silence

@article{Mayberry2013ChallengingTS,
  title={Challenging the Sounds of Silence},
  author={M. Mayberry and T. Chenneville and Sean E. Currie},
  journal={Education and Urban Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={45},
  pages={307 - 339}
}
We explore the efficacy of one increasingly familiar strategic intervention designed to disrupt antigay school environments—Gay–Straight Alliances (GSAs). Despite the increasing popularity of GSAs, there has been little research on the ways in which they do—and do not—impact school climate. The ubiquity of antigay and homophobic attitudes throughout schools highlights the importance of documenting the advantages and disadvantages of this tactical intervention. Using research with GSA student… Expand

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