Our mission is to bring LGBTQ history into all classrooms to create a more just and harmonious world.
Why It Is Critical to Infuse LGBTQ-inclusive History and Academic Content within K-12 Core Subjects
Despite undeniable advancements for LGBTQ equality, the statistics relating to LGBTQ youth and homelessness, suicidality, dropout rates and risk behaviors are worsening. Study after study speaks to the unique opportunity and responsibility K-12 schools have to mitigate these statistics by disrupting the cycle of fear and shame through the presentation of a more honest and inclusive curriculum.
Exceptional training and resources are the key! Educators need – and deserve – exceptional training and resources in order to introduce LGBTQ-inclusive academic content with proficiency and confidence.
When teachers are well-prepared, the reach and impact is profound.
This dynamic, interactive FREE digital poster offers teachers and students a unique approach to inquiry. The top left menu bar includes questions to activate prior knowledge, guiding questions for inquiry, vocabulary and the lesson plan. The bottom left text box expands to provide background information. Every image or icon links to primary and secondary source pages, including downloadable government documents and FBI files, images, Eric Marcus’s interview with Frank Kameny, The Lavender Scare movie trailer and more! (Grades 9+) I WANT THIS!
The long-awaited resource for educators that answers the what, where and how to infuse LGBTQ history. Each “way” offers background information, discussion questions, learning outcomes, access points in curriculum and suggestions for further exploration (grades 9+). Order yours TODAY for ONLY $20!
“It is upsetting that this has been erased from our history. We can’t let ignorance rule any longer.”
Olivia, age 17
“Everyone in the world needs to learn about this. This can change the world.”
Mohammad, Iraqi refugee
“Why do the adults make this such a big deal? This is history. We have a right to know.”