In a healing circle, students share their responses to the attack on an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs.
The shooting in Colorado Springs is on the minds of many young people - and adults. How can we create space for students to reflect on such upsetting news?
Students learn about three activists who are credited with starting the Stonewall Rebellion that launched the modern LGBTQ+ liberation movement.
Four tips from Morningside Center Staff Developer Amy Fabrikant on how to create a safe and supportive environment for LGBTQ+ students, and all students, going forward.
It's the 30th annniversary of ACT UP. In this lesson, students learn about and discuss the activist organization whose bold, creative organizing forced government action to combat HIV/AIDS. .
Students hear and discuss the words of a group of trans teens, see a video of them speaking to their future selves, and consider what obstacles transgender teens face.
Students consider their own identities and hear the voices of transgender people discussing their different identities, as well as challenges they face.
Students learn the definition of "transgender," discuss the controversy over ensuring safe access to bathrooms for transgender people, and consider ways they can be allies or upstanders for transgender students.
This listening circle on the tragic shooting in Orlando on June 12, 2016, gives young people a chance to share what they are thinking and feeling, encouraging mutual understanding and support.
In this lesson, students learn about the controversy over new federal guidelines aimed at ensuring that "transgender students enjoy a supportive and nondiscriminatory school environment." Students explore their own responses to it, and discuss how they can make their school welcoming to transgender...