California Educator

June / July 2018

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By @samdemuro Celebrating With Pride DIGITAL BUZZ DIGITAL BUZZ Accounts to follow @GLSEN National network of students, educators, parents and community leaders working to create LGBTQ-inclusive schools @GLAAD Monitors the media, tackling tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change @SFPride The San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Celebration & Parade @LAPride Home of the LA Pride Festival and Parade in West Hollywood, California @eqca Equality California is the nation's largest statewide #LGBTQ civil rights organization @genderspectrum Its mission is to create a gender- inclusive world for all children and youth Pride Month in June is an excellent time to recommit to providing an inclusive curriculum for your students that emphasize LGBTQ+ empowerment, acceptance and positive representation. LGBTQ+ activists, left to right: We'wha, Bayard Rustin, Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera and Laverne Cox. Photo: @GLSEN #LGBTQHistory Great content and ideas for lesson plans #DayofSilence A student-led, national event where people take a vow of silence to high- light the silencing and erasure of LGBTQ+ persons at school #AllyWeek A student-powered program where LGBTQ+ K-12 students and educa- tors organize dialogues around what they need from allies in school #NNCW No Name-Calling Week is organized by educators and students to end name-calling and bullying in school #CTAGLBT Tweets from CTA's annual GLBT Conference in December E X P L O R E L G B T Q + and pride-related hashtags on Twitter and Instagram to connect with other educators passionate about social justice and to find ways to support LGBTQ+ and gender-expansive students in your classroom. Here are a few to get started: Photo: GLSEN 15 J U N E / J U L Y 2 018 D I G I T A L B U Z Z I

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