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Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Windmeyer, cofounder of the Lambda 10 Project, has created the first guide for gay and lesbian students to colleges and universities that best address their needs. He profiles over 100 institutions and ranks them on critical LGBT issues. Codice inventario libreria

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Based on student demand, the Advocate magazine and publisher Alyson Books have partnered to produce The Advocate College Guide for LGBT Students.  With advice from campus officials and LGBT college students -- the experts themselves - this easy to use guide is the perfect companion for the first generation of out LGBT students.

This new guide profiles the 100 U.S. institutions with the top “Gay Point Average” on critical LGBT issues such as:
  • Gay-affirmative policies
  • Campus events
  • Queer student perspectives
  • Housing for LGBT students
  • Local gay hangouts
  • Gay-friendly support resources
  • Queer studies

THE ADVOCATE COLLEGE GUIDE FOR LGBT STUDENTS is the product of nearly 5,000 online interviews with LGBT students and 500 online interviews with faculty and staff from campuses across the country. Not only does the guide rank the best LGBT campuses, but for the first time, you also hear the reasons why from the experts themselves—LGBT college students.
“Finally! As the first generation of ‘out’ LGBT students prepares for college, they now have the information they need to choose the right campus....The product of thorough and thoughtful research, this guide will be an invaluable resource for LGBT students, their families, and anyone who wants a progressive campus.”—Kevin Jennings, Executive Director, Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) and editor of One Teacher in Ten

From the Publisher: WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT THE ADVOCATE COLLEGE GUIDE...

"Finally! As the first generation of "out" LGBT students prepares for college, they now have the information they need to choose the right campus for them. THE ADVOCATE COLLEGE GUIDE FOR LGBT STUDENTS gets the news directly from students themselves, who are the ultimate experts on whether or not a campus is a supportive place to live and learn. The product of thorough and thoughtful research, this guide will be an invaluable resource for LGBT students, their families, and anyone who wants a progressive campus."

Kevin Jennings Executive Director, Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)

"A wealth of information to help the LGBT high school senior make an intelligent college choice. THE ADVOCATE COLLEGE GUIDE FOR LGBT STUDENTS has provided a much-needed resource that should be on the bookshelves of every high school guidance office." Savannah Pacer, Mother of Kerry Pacer, the 17 year-old, High School Senior and The Advocate 2005 Person of the Year

"Going to college is a daunting challenge under the best of circumstances. Every young person needs to know if they will feel welcomed for who they are--regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. THE ADVOCATE COLLEGE GUIDE FOR LGBT STUDENTS is an invaluable resource for parents and families seeking to help their LGBT kids find the best college choice. Without a doubt, every campus should strive to be the best for all of our kids. This guide for the first time ever leads the way." Jody Huckaby Executive Director, Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)

"I hear stories of loneliness and anxiety every day - young people who feel alone and unsupported by their communities, families and friends. THE ADVOCATE COLLEGE GUIDE FOR LGBT STUDENTS gives hope to thousands of young people who are seeking a supportive educational environment in which they can learn, grow and form relationships that will allow them to lead happy, healthy lives. I commend this work..." Jorge Valencia President & Executive Director, The Trevor Project--National Suicide Prevention Helpline

"Shane L. Windmeyer has created a vitally important resource for students seeking a welcoming learning environment and provides administrators with a road map to a more inclusive campus. Windmeyer covers the waterfront of policies and practices that make the best colleges. This book is a significant step in changing the hearts and minds of our next generation of leaders."

Joe Solmonese President, Human Rights Campaign

"In the past, LGBT students preparing for college had little to go on when it came to assessing what life would be like for them on campus. Those days are over, thanks to this groundbreaking guide, Shane Windmeyer has given voice to the true experts of college life: the students themselves, who share what it's like to be queer on their campuses. That means a lot less guesswork for LGBT high-school seniors getting ready to head off to college. To top it off, the guide's tips and resources provide ample inspiration for student activists and educators who want to continue pushing the envelope to ensure complete LGBT-inclusivity on campus. Bravo!"

Matt Foreman Executive Director, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

"The only book of its kind, THE ADVOCATE COLLEGE GUIDE FOR LGBT STUDENTS is a must-have for queer students beginning the college search process. As a LGBT high school junior, the guide provides a remarkable resource, giving insight into the climate of colleges and the resources available for LGBT students. While other college guides pay mere lip service to LGBT issues if mentioned at all, this guidebook incorporates quotes from actual members of the LGBT campus community, allowing prospective students to see what LGBT campus life is really all about. Covering all of the topics essential to queer students--from the LGBT-friendly academic courses to the LGBT social calendar to the queer resources available on campus-THE ADVOCATE COLLEGE GUIDE FOR LGBT STUDENTS answers all of the queer-related questions. The guide is just in time for LGBT students like me. Thank you!"

Charlie Syms LGBT High School Junior Class of 2007

"This is an indispensable source of information for college-bound students and their parents. While LGBT college students truly are everywhere and on every campus, THE ADVOCATE COLLEGE GUIDE FOR LGBT STUDENTS delivers an insider's look at the academic climates and the social scenes at schools where LGBT students are allowed to flourish. This is perhaps the most useful -- and important -- information ever compiled for helping LGBT high school students find a campus that's right for them."

Neil G. Giuliano, President Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)

"How times have changed! THE ADVOCATE COLLEGE GUIDE FOR LGBT STUDENTS provides information on both the academic life and social life for LGBT students....a source book for queers, if you will, to assist in choosing an institution of higher education where they can feel safe, valued, and appreciated. The fact that this resource exists is testament to how far we have come in regards to institutionalizing LGBT issues in higher education."

Susan Rankin, Ph.D. Senior Diversity Planning Analyst & Assistant Professor Office of the Vice Provost for Educational Equity Pennsylvania State University

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