Discussing LGBTQ Ideas and Issues

Following reading “Intimate Possibilities,” we have seen how powerful the Beyond Bullying strategy of giving youth the opportunity to tell their stories is. How important is it to have people tell their stories? How important is it to listen to their stories?

Do you wonder what other sources are available to you to help you understand how, as a teacher, you can embrace everyone in your classroom and prevent them from being marginalized?

One of the ways to hear different voices on this topic is to search the Ted Talks website. Below are a few examples of talks. Can you find others that we should view?

A Transgender Poem

How To Talk and Listen to Transgender People

Fifty Shades of Gay

The Myth of the Gay Agenda

LZ spoke in 2012. How much has changed since he spoke?