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  • A Reflective Guide to Gender Identity Counselling

    A Reflective Guide to Gender Identity Counselling

    by Madison-Amy Webb

    Counselling professionals are increasingly seeking training for working with gender variant clients. Madison-Amy Webb invites them to consider a simple truth: everyone has a gender identity, whether or not they've given it much thought. By reflecting on their own gender identity through the exercises provided, counsellors can relate to clients in new and productive ways, gaining a more nuanced understanding of the issues faced by their clients and of their own identity. Incisive yet accessible, this unique guide shines a light on how the popular conception of gender identity came...

  • Coming Out, Coming Home

    Coming Out, Coming Home

    by Joan Golding / Peter Wood

    *Only 1 left at this price* *No refund on this item: Was: $20.00* *Reduced by 25% - now $15.00*   Growth in freedom for the parents of gay and lesbian chilren. “Hey mum. I’m gay, you know!”, “Yes, darling. I know” Joan vividly recalls the moment her son, Martin, “came out”. “When I was about fifteen, my mother said she would rather her sons dropped dead right there and then that grow up to be queer….. I could never bring myself to tell her who I was” Gay celibate Catholic priest, Peter...

  • Counseling LGBTI Clients

    Counseling LGBTI Clients

    by Kevin Alderson

    Counselling LGBTI Clients is a comprehensive, practical, easy-to-read guide for both emerging practitioners and current practitioners, LGBTI individuals, and those who know them. It combines theory, research and practice with a framework that focuses on challenging and changing beliefs and attitudes toward each LGBTI subgroup, gaining current knowledge about the subgroup, and empathetically developing skills to work effectively with the subgroup in a LGBTI-affirmative manner. *Contents:* Preface 1. Introduction 2. Historical and Contemporary Perspectives Regarding LGBTI Individuals 3. Gay Boys and Men 4. Lesbian Girls and Women 5. Bisexual Boys and...

  • Dignity for All: Safeguarding LGBT Students

    Dignity for All: Safeguarding LGBT Students

    by Peter DeWitt

    *Only 1 left at this price* *No refund on this item: Was: $55.99* *Reduced by 25% - now $41.99* This book provides a comprehensive treatment of the topic of safeguarding sexually diverse students. The author explains why this group of students has been marginalized, the need for safeguards, and whyAthis group is at high risk of dropping out of school. This text also describes the history behind the stereotypes of the GLBT community and how harmful they can be for this student population. Included is practical information that administrators and...

  • Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: Issues in Society - Volume 378

    Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: Issues in Society - Volume 378

    by Editor: Justin Healey

    Sexual orientation and gender identity are separate, distinct parts of people’s overall identity. Equality and freedom from discrimination are human rights belonging to all people, however, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, gender diverse and intersex (LGBTI) people experience harassment and hostility in many areas of everyday life. Under recently enacted Australian law it is illegal to discriminate against a person on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex status. Same-sex couples are now also protected from discrimination under the definition of ‘marital or relationship status’. This book explores issues...

  • That's So Gay!: Challenging Homophobic Bullying

    That's So Gay!: Challenging Homophobic Bullying

    by Jonathan Charlesworth

    Are you eager to challenge homophobic name-calling in your school but unconfident about how to go about it? Would you recognise homophobic bullying, and what can your school do about it? That's So Gay! is an accessible, practical guide to making your school a safer place and creating an inclusive bully-free culture. It shows you what homophobic bullying looks like, who experiences it, and explores the reasons young people bully others homophobically. It also reveals why young people are often reluctant to report homophobic bullying, the increasing role played by...

  • Working with Trans Survivors of Sexual Violence: A Guide for Professionals

    Working with Trans Survivors of Sexual Violence: A Guide for Professionals

    by Sally Rymer and Valentina Cart

    This book provides practical advice for professionals working with transgender (includingnon-binary) people who have survived any form of sexual violence and abuse. It gives professionals an understanding of the impact and trauma of sexual violence on trans people, as well as the additional difficulties they face accessing services that have traditionally been designed to serve cisgendered clients. The authors reveal specific issues faced by trans people as they recover from traumatic sexual experiences, and what steps professionals and organisations can take to meet the needs of the trans community. They...