Educating Gays

In this podcast we explore what it's like to be gay at school - both as a student and as a teacher at the end of the 20th Century.

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Transcript

"Voice 1: I often feel sort of left out of things, simply because I don't get the chance to express myself properly. I don't feel, when I'm in class, that I can be myself. I'm constantly thinking or constantly checking myself to make sure I don't spill the beans. Voice 2: Being a queer educator is like walking a tightrope all the time because you have to manage other people's insecurities about sexuality, and it might be insecurity about their own sexuality or their insecurities about their interrelationships and interactions with you as a queer educator, and so you... read full transcript

Citation information

URL:http://www.pridenz.com/educating_gays.html
Record date:1999
Location:Te Whanganui-a-Tara / Wellington
Copyright:PrideNZ.com