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Teachers’ guide to LGBT youth resources

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The following list of resources is designed to aid teachers that are looking for ways to support LGBT students. Understanding LGBT youth First Person | PBS…read more

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Why an author went undercover as an Islamic State recruit – Class Discussion

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By Jordan Mambert The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), is an extremist militant group that is capturing and occupying territories in northern…read more

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Organization fosters creativity among the homeless

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The organization Street Sense has programs in filmmaking, theater, interactive art and digital photography, encouraging participants to learn new skills in the arts. Continue reading

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Timeline of same-sex marriage laws – Class Resource

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Use this timeline of events and accompanying vocab sheet to break down the movement for marriage equality for your classes. A handout version of this…read more

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What is gender non-conforming fashion? – Discussion Guide

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Watch the NewsHour’s report on gender non-conforming fashion and lead a class discussion about the report using the questions below. What is style? How would you…read more

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