Year: 1998 Source: Alternative Law Journal, v.23, no.5, (October 1998), p.216-221 SIEC No: 20010535

This article examined the ability of high school educators in Western Australia to deal with the issues of a high suicide rate among gay & lesbian adolescents & HIV/AIDS transmission among young gay men between the ages of 14-19. Prevailing Western Australian law appears to prohibit the implementation of education strategies aimed at creating an environment in which issues of sexuality can be openly discussed. (41 refs.)