VISTAS Online is an innovative publication produced for ACA by Dr. Garry R. Walz and Dr. Jeanne C. Bleuer of Counseling Outfitters, LLC. Its purpose is to provide a means of capturing the ideas, information and experiences generated by the annual ACA Conference and selected ACA Division Conferences. Papers on a program or practice that has been validated through research or experience may also be submitted. This digital collection of peer-reviewed articles is authored by counselors, for counselors. VISTAS Online contains the full text of over 900 proprietary counseling articles published from 2004 to 2017.
Under Attack: Emotional Abuse and Violence Against GLBT Youth in America s Homes and Public Schools
Darline Hunter and Hillary Woest
“Some young lesbians and gays are bulled relentlessly, day in, day out. They wake in the morning knowing that before the school day ends they will have been called hurtful names, ridiculed, even hit or kicked, because some people have decided that they deserve to be punished themselves.” (Leicester Lesbian and Gay Action Website, 1998).