Ways to be an Advocate

Updated: 3/5/2019
Ways to be an Advocate
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Gender and Sexuality

Gender and Sexuality

Lesson Plans by Patrick Healey

Human sexuality is a nuanced topic and students may be presented with conflicting information. Tackling the topic in the classroom can be a complex task for anyone, but ignoring the topic isn't a solution. Teens today want to talk about this subject, and the role of the teacher is to facilitate the discussion in an educational and progressive manner.


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Storyboard Description

Ways to be an Advocate for LGBTQ classmates & family

Storyboard Text

  • SCHOOL
  • Does anyone want to join GSA?
  • EDUCATE
  • Just so you know, the proper term is...
  • Changing the culture in your school can make the biggest impact for LGBTQ students. Creating or joining an after-school club is a great choice.
  • REPORT
  • WAYS TO BE AN ADVOCATE
  • Helping others to understand aspects of different sexuality is important. Someone may not know how they can be more inclusive.
  • ROLE MODEL
  • I saw someone tweeted this at my friend who is...
  • I did my project on the rights of the LGBTQ community.
  • Make sure to report any bullying or harassment. LGBTQ students are more likely to be a target.
  • Be someone others can follow even, if it's not the norm. This will help create conversations on LGBTQ issues.