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Mormon Mom Opened an LGBT Center in Provo

This is a beautiful story to read. A woman reaching out despite what her church teaches or expects her to believe and who has six children she’s trying to raise, reaches out to kids she has no connection to to help make their lives better. 84 more words

Everyday Life

10 Tips for Establishing an LGBTQ Student-Led Group at Your School

By Liz Bergren

Starting a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) group can be an exciting time for your school or organization. When you have made the decision to form this group, know that you will be doing something extremely important for the LGBTQ students you work with. 1,138 more words

Teaching Strategies

12 Ways to Make Your Classroom Safe for LGBTQ Students

By Kelly Huegel Madrone, author of GLBTQ: The Survival Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens 

As visibility increases for LGBTQ people and issues, kids are adopting these identities at earlier ages. 1,235 more words

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Different Class

Harris, Joanne. Different Class. New York: Touchstone, 2016.

In this masterful suspense novel, aging Latin teacher Roy Straitley confronts more than the typical schoolboy carousing as an old student comes back into his life. 467 more words

Fiction

Dear Mom: I'm Gay

I’m sorry, I tried.

Since when, you ask? I don’t know that myself. What I know is, I can’t remember a time when I was the complete opposite of what I am right now. 1,699 more words

How to Support a Young Person Coming Out

By Kelly Huegel Madrone, author of GLBTQ: The Survival Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens. 

These days, kids are “coming out”—telling others about their gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning, or any number of other nonheterosexual or gender nonconforming identities—at younger ages than ever before. 1,187 more words

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