Fit to Teach: Same-sex Desire, Gender, And School Work in the Twentieth Century

By | November 7, 2017
Fit to Teach: Same-sex Desire, Gender, And School Work in the Twentieth Century Author Jackie M. Blount
ISBN-10 0791462684
ISBN-13 9780791462683
Year 2006-07-03
Pages 242
Language English
Publisher State University of New York Press
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Jackie M Blount offers a history of school workers in the United States who have desired persons of the same sex as well as those who have transgressed conventional gender bounds Despite recent impressive social and political gains for lesbian gay bisexual and transgender LGBT persons schools remain a zone of great vulnerability for the larger LGBT movement This thoroughly researched vivid and engaging book details the largely untold story of how this state of affairs developed during the twentieth century It also profiles some of the remarkable people who have risked their careers by brilliantly organizing for LGBT rights openly challenging discriminatory laws and practices and educating their communities about conditions for LGBT school workers and students alike

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