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5 Ways to Support LGBTQ Students on the Day of Silence

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

On April 27, 2018, thousands of students across the country will take a vow of silence to highlight the silencing of LGBTQ students and the invisibility of LGBTQ issues in schools. 807 more words

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Getting to the Roots of Gender Inequality and Harassment

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

Students tracking the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements are likely to bring those discussions to school and possibly even identify the gender inequalities around them. 1,490 more words

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Interview: Antwan Matthews on being black and gay in the Deep South

Antwan Matthews is a young black gay man from the United States who is a campaigner for HIV education and awareness. He has appeared in several documentaries and programmes. 1,445 more words

History is All You Left Me

Silvera, Adam. History is All You Left Me. New York: Soho Teen, 2017.

Griffin and Theo grew up together and were each other’s first kiss, first love, first everything. 271 more words

Fiction

Growing up on the Island of Misfit Toys or: Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer as a Queer Allegory

Growing up on the Island of Misfit Toys

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Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer as a Queer Allegory

By Chase Dimock

(Note: This a reposted and edited version of this article originally published… 3,686 more words

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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