Young Bisexual Women’s Experiences in Secondary Schools

1st Edition

Mary-Anne McAllum

Published September 28, 2017
Reference - 212 Pages - 1 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138635722 - CAT# Y323032
Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education


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Emerging from a case study in secondary schools, this book explores young bisexual women’s notions of bisexuality through their own sense of self-identification and how they express their personal beliefs. McAllum sheds light on the presence and practices of "bisexual misrecognition" and "bi-misogyny" in school settings, and draws out the implications of this bias on bisexual women. Incorporating women’s own spoken and written anecdotes, this book reveals hidden narratives and helps boost awareness about the social and learning needs of young bisexual women.

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