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Weaving a Wide Net: An Integrated Model for Combating Campus Homophobia and Heterosexism
Women's and Gender Studies
  • Linda Garber, Santa Clara University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2002
Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Abstract
Any single approach tostudents' heterosexism and homophobia, however well conceived and executed, is most successful when supported by an integrated campus approach to the problem. Taking as a model the multifaceted efforts at California State University, Fresno-a large public institution located in what can be considered the state's Bible Belt-this essay discusses the strengths and logistics of a campus-wide program to address homophobia and alleviate LGBTQ students' feelings of alienation from the institution and their oppression in society. The efforts of CSUF take place at a number of different levels-classroom, academic department, student services, faculty networking-and can be considered a successful work in progress.
Citation Information
Garber, L. (2002). Weaving a Wide Net: An Integrated Model for Combating Campus Homophobia and Heterosexism. Journal of Lesbian Studies, 6(3–4), 21–28.