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New Children’s Book Highlights Experience of Transgender Youth

By Guest Contributor, September 02, 2015

The new book, George, is making headlines as one of the first children’s book about transgender issues to be published by a major company.

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A Checklist for a Welcoming and Inclusive School Environment

By Kathy Pillsbury, August 31, 2015

As the school year begins, ensure all of your students and their families feel welcome with this simple checklist to assess your school climate. Is it welcoming? Are you developing a school where all children can thrive?

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Dustin Lance Black Teams Up with Coca-Cola Company for Anti-Bullying Ad Featuring LGBTQ Youth

By Guest Contributor, August 26, 2015

Academy Award Winner Dustin Lance Black, who won Best Original Screenplay for the film Milk, wrote and directed a new ad for Coca-Cola in Latin America focusing on anti-bullying and young love.

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Five Lesson Plans Your Students Will Love

By Charles Girard, August 20, 2015

We have a variety of lesson plans ready for educators to use in the classroom.

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4 Ways To Make Your Classroom Gender-Inclusive

By Charles Girard, August 14, 2015

Set up all of your students to succeed with these Back to School suggestions from Welcoming Schools!

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New Guide On Supporting Transgender Students In K-12 Environments

By Welcoming Schools Staff, August 03, 2015

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation and its Welcoming Schools project are proud to be a part of the team that created Schools In Transition: A Guide for Supporting Transgender Students in K-12 Schools, a resource that will provide educators with guidance for supporting transgender students.

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Welcoming Schools News: A Poster Mailed To Your Door, Plus Online Resources - Just For You!

By Welcoming Schools News, July 30, 2015

Look inside of July's Welcoming Schools News to get a poster. Plus, we'll give you some of our favorite resources to give you some ideas for the next school year.

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TLC Premieres New Show Starring Jazz Jennings: “I am Jazz”

By Welcoming Schools Staff, July 21, 2015

Jazz Jennings, the 14-year-old transgender activist, HRC Youth Ambassador and published author, is wowing us all again with her latest accomplishment — her own show on TLC!

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Welcoming Schools News: Summer Reading, Marriage Equality and More!

By Welcoming Schools News, June 27, 2015

It’s summer! Before you dip your toes in the pool or pick up that book you’ve been meaning to read, take some time to look back at the school year. What worked and what didn’t? How can you make next year as welcoming and inspiring as possible for all students and their families? Let’s find out!

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Help Children Discuss Race, Prejudice and Bias

By Kathy Pillsbury, June 22, 2015

An important way to deal with the horrific killings in Charleston is to take action. As educators and parents, we can talk with our students and children about skin color, stereotypes and prejudice.

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