In this podcast, I continue talking with GSA sponsor Chantelle Hansen about being an ally to LGBTQ+ students, about transgender advocacy, and about how we need to always be aware that not everyone has the privilege that we are afforded as straight, cis-gender white women.
In the second part of my interview with LGBTQ+ students Alex, a transgender male, Sienna, a pansexual female, and Jasmine, a bisexual female, we talk more about school culture and things educators can do to support their students, and the effects of the Covid pandemic and Florida’s new Don’t Say Gay law on the LGBTQ student population.
In this interview, I speak with Alex, a transgender male high school senior, Alex’s pansexual girlfriend Sienna, and Jasmine, a bisexual college student. In Part 1, we discuss their journey to discover their sexual identities, family dynamics, and we begin to explore the current school climate.
This post discusses my journey from art teacher to MSW student, and why I felt compelled to create this website and podcast dedicated to Creating Safe Schools for LGBTQ+ students – which creates safe schools for all students.
This morning I couldn’t sleep. I was up, at 3:30 am, thinking about the students I’ve spoken with in my podcasts, thinking about how many adults – adults who are charged with keeping students safe – are letting those students down. These were my thoughts.
My first podcast episode, in which I list some actions allies can take to help make schools safer and more affirming.
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What is the Purpose of a Mission Statement? A mission statement is your club’s way of letting people know why you exist. What are your primary goals? What do you want to accomplish? Every club is different and goals will vary – some students want to engage in advocacy in the school and the community;Continue reading “Writing a Mission Statement”