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Teachers Gender Nonconforming Students

'Straightening Up' the Classroom

James Harrell | Posted 09.16.2013 | Gay Voices
James Harrell

Several of the older boys began to lie on one another, each resting his head on the lower waist of the boy behind him, until one of the male teachers reminded them that they were "acting gay." This teacher was out of line, but he wasn't out of character for many educators in our nation's classrooms.