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A number of different classification schemes have been used to describe sexual orientation since the mid-19th century, and scholars have often defined the term 'sexual orientation' in divergent ways.

Indeed, several studies have found that much of the research about sexual orientation has failed to define the term at all, making it difficult to reconcile the results of different studies.

Mencher guides schools through process of institutional change. She challenged us to reimagine how to support gender-nonconforming students in all aspects of student life, including our residential program, athletics, and curriculum.

Julie offered concrete ideas about inclusive language and proper use of pronouns.

Using the search function above, the websites of single-sex institutions shows that the websites themselves rarely use a term for that aspect of their student body - either there's no explicit mention of the school being all-boys outside of admission qualifications, or terms like "Educating Young Men since..." etc are used.

My own children (now in their thirties) went to two of the remaining grammar schools, both of which were state-run - one a 'boys' school' and one a 'girls' school'. But it's not surprising to me that your kids went to single-sex grammar schools.See homosexuality and bisexuality for criteria that have traditionally denoted lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people.In a historical sense, literature as we understand it is a fairly new innovation, and the current concept of homosexuality is even fresher from the cultural oven.Even a couple of decades ago there were very few "mainstream" single-sex schools left - by the present day, if you say your daughter goes to a girls' school people are likely to make assumptions (you went to some trouble to get her into a single-sex school, either for cultural / religious reasons or some "indirectly academic" reason such as local girls' grammar school).The only form of grammar school education available in the town where we live, both twenty years ago and now, is single-sex.In 1966, there were 2,500; in 2006, there were just 400.There's public debate at the moment because some (mainly immigrant) minority communities approve of segregation, but mainstream society and the legislature are pushing hard "to open" established single-sex schools and up prevent new ones being set up.It's no great surprise, then, that gay literature — or even gay characters in literature — are so relatively new as to still be shiny.Nonetheless, there are gay characters that broke barriers and became cultural touchstones...Today’s youth approach gender and sexuality with a radically different outlook than what their parents and teachers were raised with.Adults may still think of gender as a determination (made at birth and based on biology) between male and female; this generation instead views gender as a spectrum of choice from male to female, or from gender-conforming (cisgender) to gender-nonconforming (transgender).