NYU Steinhardt

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Topics in Education: Identities, Coming Out, and Current Issues in Schools

  • Course Number: SOED-UE 1050
  • Hours: 60
  • Units: 4
  • Description: This course focuses on LGBT experiences, with an emphasis on schools & young people. The course helps students develop vocabulary & general understanding of LGBT identities, particularly as they are depicted through sexual identity development models & popular coming out narratives. Students will apply social theory to coming out narratives to gain a critical perspective on how LGBT identities are produced. Students will also examine how schools have responded to sexual & gender diversity, paying particular attention to obstacles & potential solutions to create inclusive educational environments for LGBT people.
  • Old Course Number: E20.1050