Year: 1993 Source: Boston: Alyson Publications, 1993. p.151-205 SIEC No: 19940349

This chapter is the first report by the Massachusetts Govenor’s Commission on Gay & Lesbian Youth – the first of its kind in the USA. Abolishing prejudice & discrimination against these youth is a Commission goal. This report addresses problems in schools. Information was gathered from public hearings in 1992 & surveys of high school students’ attitudes. Recommendations are made for schools, 3 state agencies & the legislature. Ways for helping families of these youth are identified. (31 refs.)