Includes a list of gay males and lesbian teacher organizations.
Includes short profiles of the contributors
Contents: Preface / by Kevin Jennings [p. 11-14] -- Prologue : a letter to Jerry / by David Ellison [p. 15-16] -- Part 1: Memories [p. 17] -- I remember / by Kevin Jennings [p. 19-28] -- Skeleton key / by Hope E. Burwell [p. 29-38] -- Wanda and the wastebasket / by Arthur Lipkin [p. 39-49] -- Teaching with the heart / by Ron Ritchart [p.50-53] -- "It's the teachers! The teachers are coming out!" / by Pat McCart [p. 54-57] -- Riding the horse / by Warren J. Blumenfeld [p. 58-64] -- No regrets / by Garry Dowd [p. 65-69] -- Part 2: Journeys [p. 71] -- I have come here to die / by B. Michael Hunter [p. 73-77] -- You can't tell by looking at me / by Christine Robinson [p. 78-85] -- The Life beyond the vita / by John P. Pikala [p. 86-94] -- Shelly, Hallie, Jack, and me / by Blake Respini [p. 95-99] -- You can't tell him I'm not / by Ruth Irwin [p. 100-105] -- Straighforward, but not straight / by Steve Warrne [p. 106-110] -- Out in the country / by Kirk Bell [p. 111-116] -- I'd rather the honesty / by Sara Ford [p. 117-122] -- Yes, I am / by Jim Bridgman [p. 123-130] -- Coming out of the cloakroom / by Gary Campbell [p. 131-136] -- Part 3: Struggles [p. 137] -- One teacher in ten thousand out in Kentucky / by Tony Prince [p. 139-146] -- Ms G. is a lesbian / by Teri Gruenwald [p. 147-155] -- So what does happen when you answer "yes" to the "L" question / by Jacqui Griffin [p. 156-163] -- On being out in the classroom : dilemma or duty? / by Raymond Saint Pierre [p. 165-167] -- Say so to my face / by Leslie Brtek [p. 168-172] -- Get over it / by Karen Keough [p. 173-176] -- Insisting on ignorance : the paradox of witholding knowledge in our schools / David Brunton [p. 177-190] -- Part 4: Victories [p. 191] -- Private conversations / by Patty Smith [p. 193-199] -- Telling our stories : winning our freedom / by Rodney Wilson [p. 200-207] -- Building a GLOBE in Nebraska / by John Heineman [p. 208-211] -- Out and outcome / by Jan Smith [p. 212-218] -- We don't have a problem here / by Robert Parlin [p. 219-224] -- What's a girl to do? / by Gretchen Hildebrand Coburn [p. 225-227] -- It's who you are that counts / by Bob Zimmerman [p. 228-231] -- Teaching and learning / by Eric Temple [p. 232-237] -- Among friends / by Todd Morman [p. 238-243] -- Working my way back home / by Reggie Sellars [p. 244-253] -- Epilogue : the question / by Anne Osbaldson [p. 255-256] -- Appendix A: A Legal overview of the rights of gay, lesbian, and bisexual teachers / by Mary L. Bonauto [p. 257-271] -- Appendix B: Gay and lesbian teacher organizations [p. 277-281] -- About the contributors [p. 282-287]