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LGBTQIA++ What do the letters mean? And how do I support my students?

LGBTQIA++ What do the letters mean? And how do I support my students?

As a new school counselor 25 years ago, I listened to our school vigorously debate whether or not to have a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), asking questions such as "Will kids become gay if we talk about it?" (a commonly...
Author: Jen Cort
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LGBT Literature in the Classroom

LGBT Literature in the Classroom

Future teachers encourage integrating LGBT texts.

Early adolescence has been identified as a time of great change and transition. Visible physical changes occur at disparate rates and cause many young adolescents to feel uncomfortable about their differences. Young...
Author: Dee Knoblauch, Diane Ross, Aaron Myers, Steve Palombo, Lexi Roberts, Katie Wolfe
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Break the Silence and Make School Safe for All Kids!

Break the Silence and Make School Safe for All Kids!

Awareness and Strategies for Teachers

On January 2 1997, 14-year old Robbie Kirkland committed suicide after a four-year struggle to accept and find peace with his homosexuality. Robbie’s family loved, accepted, and supported him, but that...
Author: Norma J. Bailey
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