Sexual Orientation Teacher Resources

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Sexual Orientation and Youth

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A 24-page manual provides principals, educators, and other school personnel with factual information about sexual orientation development, important legal principles they must consider, and problematic efforts to change sexual...
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Diversity in Media: Looking Critically at What We See

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
This learning experience fosters awareness of representations we see, and don't see, in the media. Learners list TV programs, games, and films they enjoy, identify characters' ethnic, religious, (dis)ability, and sexual orientation...
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Words Really Matter: Examining Language at School

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Help your learners gain sensitivity and become aware of the implications of the words they see, hear, and use about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. After making lists of words or phrases they hear or use in school...
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Just Because... Stereotypes and Gender

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Help young learners identify and break down stereotypes with this these lessons and worksheets, which discuss expectations placed on others based on such factors as gender, race, and sexual orientation.
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Crossing the Line: Cyberbullying

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Members of the LGBTQ community are more likely to be bullied online than their peers—and bystanders who do nothing can be as problematic as the bullies themselves. Middle schoolers explore ways to protect themselves and others on the...
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults Infographic

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Adult cigarette smoking has decreased in recent years, but it is still the number one cause of preventable disease and death in America. An infographic breaks cigarette smoking down by education level, geographical region, gender, race,...
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Born Gay

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is a person's sexual orientation determined at birth? With the informative website, scholars prepare for a debate about the topic. They learn the top pro and con arguments and read through a historical timeline of homosexuality. They...
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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice | Supporting Social Border Crossings

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A lunch-time activity encourages pupils to step out of their usual lunch bunch and connect with someone new. To begin, individuals examine a group photograph and identify what they believe is the gender, race, religion, and sexual...
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Cultural Diversity

For Teachers Higher Ed
Introducing the topic of cultural diversity and the social issues surrounding it, this presentation will get your students thinking about stereotypes involving race, gender, and sexual orientation. Affirmative action and positive and...
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Law School vs. School Laws

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss the military's "Don't ask, don't tell" policy regarding sexual orientation and restage the debate leading up to the recent decision in Rumsfeld v. FAIR. They write essays evaluating the merits of the decision.
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Talking Tolerance: Exploring Attitudes About Difference And Discrimination

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners discuss attitudes toward different sexual orientations and how to recognize and combat homophobia and discrimination in their own lives, schools, and communities.
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Sexual Orientation Myths

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify personal and cultural values and opinions related to dating and sex. They explore options for sexual expression, including abstinence, and identify sexual boundaries that are personally appropriate and relevant to...
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Youth Dealing With Homophobia:Stories From Real Life

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Young scholars read testimonials of real gay and lesbian teenagers dealing with homophobia. They discuss how to create an environment that respects all persons regardless of sexual orientation. They discuss a variety of emotions that...
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What If Things Were Different

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students understand how history is made, in terms of the individuals responsible for actions in the past and in terms of those in the present who preserve and interpret stories from the past.The subject matter relates to gender and...
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Taking the Human Rights Temperature of Your School

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students evaluate their school's human rights climate. They administer a survey, participate in discussion groups and consider the human rights enjoyed by various groups including subgroups of gender, race and sexual orientation.

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