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Category Archives: Education

Discussing Orlando with Children


My 13-year-old son said all the kids on his bus today were talking about the shooting in Orlando. At some point, we cannot shelter our children from news such as this. But how do we talk about it with them?

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Elementary Students Want Educational Website to Include LGBT Rights

Kids 4 LGBT Rights Now

When fourth and fifth graders at a New York City school saw that a major educational website wasn’t including LGBT rights in its coverage of civil rights issues, they decided to take action.

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Free Family Diversity, Anti-Bullying Videos for No Name-Calling Week!

No Name-Calling Week

Happy No Name-Calling Week, “one of the largest bullying-prevention initiatives in the country.” In celebration of the event, educational film company Groundspark is offering free streaming of all the films from its wonderful Respect for All Project, which cover family diversity, LGBT inclusion in schools, and much more.

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Show Some Spirit

Spirit Day 2015

It’s Spirit Day once again, time to take a stand against bullying and show support for LGBTQ youth. Not all LGBTQ youth are bullied, of course, and not all victims of bullies are LGBTQ — but bullying continues to impact our community in significant ways.

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Children of LGBTQ Parents: Readings and Resources


A couple of recent articles look at the perspectives of children with LGBTQ parents—and I’ve pulled together a plethora of further resources.

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