gender identity

Some parents with students at Old Town Elementary received a letter that said there is a second grade student in the school that is transgender.

OLD TOWN, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Some parents with students at Old Town Elementary received a letter that said there is a second grade student in the school that is transgender. The school district mailed the letter to parents at the start of the new school year. It went to parents who have children in […]

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What happens when your son tells you he’s really a girl?

Source: http://www2.macleans.ca/2014/01/13/what-happens-when-your-son-tells-you-hes-really-a-girl/ What happens when your son tells you he’s really a girl Inside the families embracing the new world of gender variance by Cathy Gulli on Monday, January 13, 2014 10:25am – MacLean’s Magazine Since the summer of 2012, Olie Pullen has kept in her bedroom closet a Wonder Woman costume, which she loves, but has struggled […]

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Transgender Student Rights (TSR) – from GLSEN

GLSEN is proud to announce that it is strengthening its longstanding support for transgender and gender nonconforming students with the addition of the student-created grassroots organization Transgender Student Rights (TSR) to it family of programs. Founded in 2009, TSR is an online community that provides support and resources to transgender and gender nonconforming students. The […]

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Lesson 2: Gender role stereotyping in education

Source: http://www.hrschool.org/doc/mainfile.php/lesson12/106/   Lesson 2: Gender role stereotyping in education Access to education alone is not sufficient to fulfill girls’ human right to education. Girls and women also may face discrimination in the education system. For example: schools, special programmes and training programmes open only to boys and men; higher paid, higher status teaching positions open […]

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12 Children’s Picture Books That Challenge Traditional Gender Roles

The link below can be used as a reference for books that challenges traditional gender role for elementary students   http://humaneconnectionblog.blogspot.com/2012/06/12-childrens-picture-books-that.html

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