Related Peer-reviewed Publications

RISE: Respect, Inclusion, Safety, Equity

Rainbow Spectrum

The First National Climate Survey on Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia in Canadian Schools

Peter, T., Taylor, C., & Campbell, C. (2016). “You can't break... when you're already broken”: The importance of school climate to suicidality among LGBTQ youth. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health, 20(3), 195-213.

Peter, T., Taylor, C., & Edkins, T. (2016). Are the kids all right? The impact of school climate among students with LGBT parents. Canadian Journal of Education, 39(1), 1-25.

Peter, T., Taylor, C., & Chamberland, L. (2015). A queer day in Canada: Examining Canadian high school students’ experiences with school-based homophobia in two large-scale studies. Journal of Homosexuality, 62(2), 186-206.

Peter, T., Taylor, C., Ristock, J., & Edkins, T. (2015). Pride and prejudice: Factors affecting school attachment among lesbian, bisexual, and heterosexual girls. Journal of Lesbian Studies, 19(2), 249-273.

Taylor, C., & Peter, T. (2012). “Homophobia high”: Sexual and gender minorities in Canadian schools. In L. Samuelson & W. Antony (Eds.), Power and resistance: Critical thinking about Canadian social issues (5th ed.; pp. 72-97). Halifax & Winnipeg, MB: Fernwood.

Taylor, C., & Peter, T. (2012). Left behind: Sexual and gender minority students in Canadian high schools in the new millennium. In T. G. Morrison, M. A. Morrison, M. A. Carrigan, & D. T. McDermott (Eds.), Sexual minority research in the new millennium (pp. 127-155). New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

Taylor, C., & Peter, T. (2011). “We’re not aliens, we’re people, and we have rights.” Canadian human rights discourse and high school climate for LGBTQ students. Canadian Review of Sociology / Revue canadienne de sociologie, 48(3), 275-312.

Taylor, C. G. (2008). Counterproductive effects of parental consent in research involving LGBTTIQ youth: International research ethics and a study of a transgender and Two-Spirit community in Canada. Journal of LGBT Youth 5(3), 34-56.

Every Teacher Project

Peter, T. (2018). Religious belief and the queer classroom: Measuring the impact of religious affiliation on lgbtq-inclusive education practices. Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 185, 19–31.

Meyer, E. J., Quantz, M., Taylor, C., & Peter, T. (2018). Elementary teachers’ experiences with LGBTQ-inclusive education: Addressing fears with knowledge to improve confidence and practices. Theory Into Practice, 1-12.

Taylor, C. G., Meyer, E. J., Peter, T., Ristock, J., Short, D., & Campbell, C. (2016). Gaps between beliefs, perceptions, and practices: The Every Teacher Project on LGBTQ-inclusive education in Canadian schools. Journal of LGBT Youth, 13(1-2), 112-140.

Meyer, E. J., Taylor, C., & Peter, T. (2015). Perspectives on gender and sexual diversity (GSD)-inclusive education: Comparisons between gay/lesbian/bisexual and straight educators. Sex Education, 15(3), 221-234.

Other RISE-related scholarly publications

Peter, T., Taylor, C., & Edkins, T. (in press). A call for “trans-action”: The role of enacted stigma in mediating the relationship between school climate and school attachment. Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 64(1).

Peter, T., & Taylor, C. (2017). Hidden rainbows in plain sight: When human rights discourse conflicts with social equality for gender and sexual minority youth. In L. Samuelson & W. Antony (Eds.), Power & resistance: Critical thinking about Canadian social issues. Revision of Peter & Taylor (2012). Winnipeg, MB: Fernwood.

Rieger, S.J., Peter, T., & Roberts, L.W. (2015). “Give me a reason to live!” Examining reasons for living across levels of suicidality. Journal of Religion and Health, 54(6), 2005-2019.

Peter, T. & Taylor, C. (2014). Buried above ground: A university-based study of risk/protective factors for suicidality among sexual minority youth. Journal of LGBT Youth, 11(2), 125-49.

Short, D. (2014). Queering schools, GSAs and the law. In G. Walton (Ed.), The gay agenda: Claiming space, identity & justice (pp. 327-43). New York: Peter Lang.

Taylor, C. (2014). Our right to choose: Religious conservatives versus LGBTQ-inclusive schools. In G. Walton (Ed.), The gay agenda: Claiming space, identity & justice (pp. 309-25). New York: Peter Lang.

Edgerton, J. D., Roberts, L. W., & Peter, T. (2013). Disparities in academic achievement: Assessing the role of habitus and practice. Social Indicators Research, 114(2), 303-322.

Short, D. (2013). Don’t be so gay! Queers, bullying, and making schools safe. Vancouver: UBC Press.

Taylor, C. (2012). Missives from the adult world to LGBTQ youth: The Gallup’s Guide to Modern Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Lifestyle. Review essay. Journal of LGBT Youth, 9(4), 402-407.

Short, D. (2011). Safe schools: The threat from within? Education Canada, 51(3), 4-8.

Taylor, C. (2011). “What won’t I do today?” Education’s calculations and social justice. [MERN keynote 2010]. The MERN Journal [Manitoba Education Research Network], 4, 92-97.

Taylor, C., & Ristock, J. (2011). LGBTQ families in Canada: Private life and public discourse. In N. Mandell & A. Duffy (Eds.), Canadian families: Diversity, conflict and change (pp. 125-163). Toronto: Nelson.

Taylor, C., & Ristock, J. (2011). “We are all treaty people”: An anti-oppressive ethics of solidarity with LGBTQ Aboriginal people living with partner violence. In J. Ristock, ed., Intimate partner violence in LGBTQ people’s lives (pp. 301-319). New York, NY: Routledge.

Peter, T., Edgerton, J. E., & Roberts, L. W. (2010). Welfare regimes and educational inequality: A cross-national exploration. International Studies in the Sociology of Education, 20(3), 241-264.

Short, D. (2010). Conversations in equity and social justice: Constructing safe schools for queer youth. Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 8(2), 329-57.

Peter, T., Roberts, L. W., & Buzdugan, R. (2008). Suicidal ideation among Canadian youth: A multivariate analysis. Archives of Suicide Research, 12(3), 263-275.

Short, D. (2008). Queers, bullying, and schools: Am I safe here? Journal of Gay & Lesbian Services, 19(3/4), 31-45.

Taylor, C. (2008). A human rights approach to stopping homophobic bullying in schools. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services, 19(3-4), 157-172. doi: 10.1080/10538720802161672

Taylor, C. (2006). Nowhere near enough: A needs assessment of health and safety services for transgender and Two Spirit people in Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario. Final report. Winnipeg, MB: Nine Circles Community Health Centre. 

Taylor, C. (2004). Queering teacher education: Failures of empathy and their uses. Inter-cultural Studies Journal, 4(1), 19-31.

Taylor, C. (2003). Building community through anti-homophobia education. In D. Sutherland & L. Sokal (Eds.), Resiliency and capacity building in inner-city learning communities, pp. 127-46. Winnipeg: Portage & Main Press.

Taylor, C. (2002). Beyond empathy. Journal of Lesbian Studies, 6(3-4), 219-234. doi: 10.1300/J155v06n03_18

Taylor, C. (2000). Lesbian/gay/queer studies. In T. Murphy (Ed.), Reader’s guide to gay and lesbian studies, pp. 355-56. Chicago and London: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers.

Ristock, J., & Taylor, C. (Co-editors). (1998). Inside the academy and out: Lesbian/gay/queer studies and social action. Toronto and London: University of Toronto Press.

Taylor, C. (1998). Teaching for a freer future in troubled times. In J. Ristock & C. Taylor (Eds.), Inside the academy and out: Lesbian/gay/queer studies and social action, pp. 15-30. Toronto and London: University of Toronto Press.

Other related publications

Campbell, C., & Taylor, C. (2020, Spring). Supporting 2SLGBTQ+ students. Manitoba School Counsellor, Spring 2020, 6–7.

Taylor, C. & Peter, T. (2016). Growing support for LGBTQ-inclusive Education in Canada. Concurrently published in MASS Journal (Manitoba Association of School Superintendents) and MB Teacher (Journal of Manitoba Teachers’ Society).

Taylor, C. (2014). Does discrimination cause harm to sexual minority students and if so, how serious is it? Expert witness affidavit in the petition of Trevor James Loke to British Columbia (Minister of Advanced Education) in the matter of the accreditation of Trinity Western University Law School. Counsel Clayton Ruby. [This is a constitutional challenge in the BC Supreme Court.]

Short, D. (2013). Bound for glory: Bill-18, The Public Schools Amendment Act (Safe and Inclusive Schools). Manitoba Law Journal, 36(2), 115-136.

Peter, T., & Taylor, C. (2013). Queer bullying: How homophobia, biphobia and transphobia hurt students. Herizons, Spring, 22-27. P.I., authored 25%.

Taylor, C. (2012). A Canadian thaw? Signs of progress in the struggle for LGBTQ-inclusive schools. MASS journal: The official magazine of the Manitoba Association of School Superintendents, Fall, 20-24. Invited.

Taylor, C. (2012). Conversion therapy fantasies and religious opposition to LGBTQ-inclusive education. In M. Smith (Ed.), Beyond the queer alphabet: Conversations on gender, sexuality & intersectionality (pp. 104-107). E-book: Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.