Judith S. Kaufman is Professor of Human Development in the Department of Teaching, Literacy and Leadership at Hofstra University. She has taught Introduction to LGBT Studies in the LGBT Studies program at Hofstra. Her research is currently focused on the links between pedagogy and the development of autonomy and self-regulation.David A. Powell is Professor of French and Director of LGBT Studies at Hofstra University. He regularly teaches Introduction to LGBT Studies, as well as courses in French Queer Film, French Gay Short Stories, and questions on LGBT presence in the media. His current research focuses on queer characters in French novels of the early nineteenth century.