Mirrors and Windows: Utilizing an LGBTQ-Inclusive Curriculum for Safer Schools

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Jabari M. Lyles, Kevi Smith-Joyner
GLSEN Baltimore
Friday, 11:30p.m. - 1:00p.m. -- Knott Hall 009
All students deserve to feel safe and supported in school, however schools can be unwelcoming places for LGBTQ students. A strategy for building safer learning environments includes utilizing a curriculum inclusive of positive representations, themes and histories of the LGBTQ community. Workshop participants will explore the various lesson plan resource offerings from The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, and make a plan for implementation in their own classrooms.