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Below is a body of Irish research which directly relates to LGBT young people, there experiences and how we go about affecting positive social change.
Barron, M. & Bradford, S. (2007) Corporeal Controls: Violence, Bodies and Young Gay Men's Identities. 'Youth & Society', Vol. 39, No. 2, 232-261 (New York, 2007) - Download
Foyle Friend. (1999) "Experiences of Lesbians, Gays and Bisexual People at School in the Northwest of Ireland" Derry: Foyle Friend
Gay HIV Strategies/Nexus Research (2000) "Education: Lesbians and Gay Men: Developing Equal Opportunities" Dublin: Gay HIV Strategies - Download
Gowran, S. (2004). “’See no evil, speak no evil, hear no evil?’ The Experiences of Lesbian and Gay Teachers in Irish Schools” in Primary Voices: Equality, Diversity and Childhood in Irish Primary Schools, Deegan, Jim, Devine, Dympna & Lodge, Anne, (eds). Dublin: Institute of Public Administration. - Download
Lynch, K. (1999) "Equality in Education" Dublin: Gill & Macmillan.
Lynch, K. and Lodge, A. (2002) "Equality and Power in Schools: Redistribution, Recognition and Representation" London: Routledge Falmer.
Lodge, A, Gowran, S & O’Shea, K. (2008) "Valuing Visibility: An Exploration of How Sexual Orientation Issues Arise and Are Addressed in Post-Primary Schools Summary Report" NUI Maynooth: Department of Education - Download
MacManus, E. (2004) "The School-based lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Youth" Dublin: University College Dublin
McCormack, Orla & Gleeson, Jim (2010) 'Attitudes of parents of young men towards the inclusion of sexual orientation and homophobia on the Irish post-primary curriculum', Gender & Education, 4th of February 2010 (iFirst) - Download
Mayock, P.; Bryan, A.; Carr, N. & Kitching, K. (2009) "Supporting LGBT Lives: A Study of the Mental Health and Well-Being of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People" Dublin: BeLonG To Youth Services - Download
Mc Ilroy, C. (2009) "Transphobia in Ireland Research Report" Dublin: Transgender Equality Network of Ireland - Download
Minton, S.J., Dahl, T., O’Moore, A.M. and Tuck, D. (2008) “An Exploratory Survey of the Experiences of Homophobic Bullying Among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Young People in Ireland” Dublin: Irish Educational Studies. Vol. 27, No. 2, June 2008, 177-191.
Norman, J. & Galvin, M. (2006) "Straight Talk: An Investigation of Attitudes and Experiences of Homophobic Bullying in Second-Level Schools" Dublin City University: Centre for Educational Evaluation - Download
Sarma, K. (2007) "Drug Use Amongst Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Young Adults in Ireland" Dublin: BeLonG To Youth Services - Download
YouthNet ShOUT Report. (2004) “Research into the needs of young people in Northern Ireland who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and/or Transgendered” Belfast: Department of Education - Download
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