Check out our recommendations for both picture and middle grade books on LGBTQ history. Find an introductory lesson on LGBTQ history or go more in depth with a lesson on the transgender women at Stonewall.
Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools For All Children & Families
HRC Foundation's Welcoming Schools is the nation's premier professional development program providing training and resources to elementary school educators to embrace family diversity, create LGBTQ and gender inclusive schools, prevent bias-based bullying, and support transgender and non-binary students.
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Ready-to-use lesson plans, diverse books for your classroom and ways to create a more welcoming school community.
With these easy-to-use lesson plans, help your students discuss the kinds of bullying they really see and hear, prevent bullying and welcome all students in your classroom and school.
What can you say when a student asks you, “What does gay mean?” or “Why does she look like a boy?” Find ways to interupt gender and LGBTQ put-downs.
Keep it simple with quick responses. Don’t ignore it. Harassment does not go away on its own.
Show all students they are included with “Be Who You Are” bookmarks and posters. Support safe schools where all students can thrive in a Welcoming Schools red-sleeved baseball tee.
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