Abstract

The purpose of this qualitative research project is to learn about the experiences of lesbians who are in top level leadership positions in corporate and organizational America, in order to acquire insights about how lesbians learn to resist the dominant narrative of heterosexuality and male role stereotypes. The theoretical framework of this study is a multi-disciplinary, including psychology, sociology, leadership, and queer theory.

Keywords

Lesbian, resistance, radical epistemology

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Resisting Dominant Narratives of Gender Roles: Lesbian Leaders in Organizational Contexts and Implications for Adult Education

The purpose of this qualitative research project is to learn about the experiences of lesbians who are in top level leadership positions in corporate and organizational America, in order to acquire insights about how lesbians learn to resist the dominant narrative of heterosexuality and male role stereotypes. The theoretical framework of this study is a multi-disciplinary, including psychology, sociology, leadership, and queer theory.