Contra/Diction: How Catholic Doublespeak in Canadian Catholic Secondary Schools Furthers Homophobia

@inproceedings{Callaghan2007ContraDictionHC,
  title={Contra/Diction: How Catholic Doublespeak in Canadian Catholic Secondary Schools Furthers Homophobia},
  author={Tonya D. Callaghan},
  year={2007}
}
The contradictions underlying the Catholic institutionalization of homophobia in publicly funded Canadian Catholic secondary schools show that many Catholic school districts in Canada are ignoring their legal, professional, and ethical responsibilities to protect all students and to maintain a safe, caring, and inclusive learning environment. This paper discusses the ways in which Catholic school boards tie their policies to the Vatican and sidestep progressive initiatives undertaken by… CONTINUE READING

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