FAIR Education Act: LGBT-Inclusive Lessons

Here's your resource guide for LGBT-inclusive lessons! Use this guide along with YO! Disabled & Proud's disability history resources to help your classroom comply with the FAIR Education Act, or check out the great set of resources at FAIREducationAct.com.

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GSA Network Favorites:

  • Straightlaced: How Gender’s Got Us All Tied Up
    The first feature-length documentary to explore how gender roles and expectations restrict the lives and growth of young people. 
     
  • Unheard Voices 
    An oral history and curriculum project that will help educators integrate LGBT history, people and issues into their instructional programs. 

Films: With Discussion Guides or Lesson Plans

 

Films: Without Discussion Guides or Lesson Plans

  • De Colores
    A 28-minute bilingual documentary about how Latino families are replacing the deep roots of homophobia with the even deeper roots of love and tolerance. 
     
  • On These Shoulders We Stand
    An historical account of early gay life and activism in Los Angeles told by the people who lived it.
  • Tres Gotas de Agua (Three Drops of Water)
    Three Latina women talk about their children’s coming out processes.
     
  • Two Spirits
    This movie explores the cultural context of gender identity through the Navajo tradition of honoring those people with the body of one gender but the spirit of another, including the murder of Fred Martinez, one of those honored people, by a white outsider.

General Resources:  Textbooks, Timelines, Lesson Plans and More!  

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