Young, Disabled and LGBT+: Voices, Identities and Intersections

1st Edition

Alex Toft, Anita Franklin

Routledge
February 10, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 280 Pages - 10 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367188146 - CAT# K416955
Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

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Summary

Young, Disabled and LGBT+ brings together the work of an international team interested in exploring the intersection of sexuality, gender identity, and disability in the lives of young people and aims to further develop this area as a distinct area of study.

This volume features original research and writing into lives that are often misunderstood, marginalised and under-represented in research. It is framed with artwork, poetry and writing from young disabled LGBT+ people, and centralises the voices and lives of young disabled LGBT+ people throughout. Drawing from disciplines including: sociology, psychology, disability and youth studies, and with contributions from practitioners, it examines experiences and research from a number of perspectives, such as education, personal lives and activism.

Featuring work from the UK, Canada, USA, India and Australia, it is a timely and topical book which will appeal to scholars particularly interested in sexuality, gender, disability and youth studies; professionals within health, education, social work and youth work who aim to understand and support young disabled LGBT+ people; and young people themselves.

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