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Sexuality in SchoolThe Limits of Education$
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Jen Gilbert

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780816686377

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816686377.001.0001

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Histories of Misery

Histories of Misery

It Gets Better and the Promise of Pedagogy

(p.45) 3 Histories of Misery
Sexuality in School

Jen Gilbert

University of Minnesota Press

Chapter 3 explores the emotional terrain of the “good gay life” set out in the popular anti-bullying video project “It Gets Better,” which simultaneously sets the grounds of gay futurity and offers youth resources to construct their own life narratives.

Keywords:   LGBTQ studies, Sex education, Queer theory, Psychoanalysis, Education, Schools, Curriculum

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