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2023 Virtual Professional Learning Calendar 

Earn CTLEs and receive your school's account credentials for Intersections & Connections digital, interactive K-12 curriculum.


March and April

Celebrate Women's History Month

Women's History through an LGBTQ Lens: This interactive, multimedia session will introduce queer women in history, including Jane Addams and Boston marriages, Sally Ride's advocacy for women STEM, Pauli Murray's fight to end gender-based discrimination, and many more who influenced the world we live in today!

Three dates/times available.

Teaching LGBTQ-inclusive History in ELL Classrooms

Teaching LGBTQ-inclusive, Intersectional History in the ELL Classroom: This interactive, multimedia session will unpack the considerations and complexities of teaching LGBTQ-inclusive history through a multilingual and multicultural lens, as well as strategies to navigate pushback with compassion.

Three dates/times available.


NYC DOE GSA Advisors

Support for GSA Advisors: This interactive, multimedia session will highlight empowering curriculum materials you can share with your students, including videos, case studies, podcasts, interactive games (and much more), as well as an overview of customized virtual sessions History UnErased can provide your GSA students. 

Three dates/times available.

NYC LGBTQ historic places

Letting Loose and Fighting Back: Historians at the NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project will take you on a virtual tour of historic places in New York City where the LGBTQ community has found both liberation and oppression. This session will focus on bars, clubs, and restaurants that operated as early as the 1850s, illustrating the longstanding importance of such spaces to LGBTQ people and providing context for the famous Stonewall uprising of 1969. 

April 18th from 2:30 - 3:30 PM


Harvey Milk High School classroom

Confronting Homophobia in the Classroom: Historians at the NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project will take you on a virtual tour of historic places in New York City connected to LGBTQ teachers and students. Participants will learn about school safe spaces, such as the pioneering Institute for the Protection of Gay and Lesbian Youth in the 1980s, which led to the creation of today’s Harvey Milk High School and Hetrick-Martin Institute. There will also be a focus on sites of activism that illustrate how the LGBTQ community has fought back against homophobia in the public school system since the 1970s.

April 25th from 2:30 - 3:30 PM

Youth equity podcast logo

This semester-long podcast project is produced in collaboration with Houses on the Moon Theater Company. We believe real human stories spark transformation and that students' unheard stories have the power to create real change in our world. Please contact us if you would like to schedule a virtual meeting to learn more about this programming for your students for the 2023/24 academic year.

Have a listen to our pilot season! Ep 1: "Don't Say Gay?" and Ep 2: "Art Class Matters!" 



Eric Marcus and the Give Voice to History Project

In the late 1980s, Eric Marcus began recording over 100 audio oral history interviews with LGBTQ activists and pioneers from the 20th century. These interviews informed Eric's authorship of two books and inspired the award-winning series Making Gay History–The Podcast.

Eric will come to your high school and provide an assembly for your students of his audio oral history tour using the Give Voice to History Project podcast series. Students will hear about Eric’s experiences meeting these extraordinary people and listen to their brave, funny, and often frustrating tales of championing LGBTQ equality.

Important Note: The Give Voice to History Project podcast series is produced in partnership with History UnErased for grades 6-12 and is different from the Making Gay History podcast series intended for adult audiences.

UnErasing LGBTQ History and Identities podcast

For K-12 educators who want to create LGBTQ-inclusive classrooms, getting started can be confusing--and quite often prompts some fear:

What if I say or do the wrong thing?

What if there is pushback?

And where do I even begin?

This podcast series provides real-world advice and reasonable, practical strategies on how you can create LGBTQ-inclusive classrooms. Check out our most recent episode!

This podcast series is funded by the New York City Council and developed by History UnErased in partnership with Making Gay History. To listen to more episodes, click the Podcast button below or find us on Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsiHeartRadio, or anywhere you get your podcasts.