Tagged with Sexual Orientation

Tips for Talking to Children About Marriage Equality

Tips for Talking to Children About Marriage Equality Posted by Rohmteen Mokhtari, June 26, 2013 With all the media attention on the Supreme Court’s historic marriage equality rulings, some parents and teachers may initially feel a little anxious about discussing the topic with their children or students. Sometimes talking to children about LGBT issues seem […]

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Love is All You Need? full length movie

All You Need Is Love? highlights a teen living in a world that exists in opposition to the one we live in now. In this short, the terms “gay” and “straight” and the conceptions and cultural stigmas attached to them are completely reversed. What makes this video so powerful is its inclusion of family and […]

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Assistance in helping better serve gender non-conforming students

Since the passage of PA 11-55 I have been receiving a number of calls for assistance in helping better serve gender non-conforming students. Although I am happy to help I want to refer you also to a local resource that has a great deal of expertise in working with transgender students.   Robin McHaelen Executive […]

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YEAR IN REVIEW: Anoka-Hennepin School District seeks to make progress after challenging times

Source: Press & News By Mindy Mateuszczyk on January 3, 2013 at 12:03 am Anoka-Hennepin School District made national headlines for its sexual orientation policy in 2011, which led to breaking more news in 2012 with a consent decree resulting from a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by six students in 2011. Here’s a look at some of the […]

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1) Directory of Connecticut-Based Anti-Bias and Anti-Bullying Programs, and 2) Guidelines for Connecticut Schools to Comply with GENDER IDENTITY AND EXPRESSION NON-DISCRIMINATION LAWS -PA 11-55

New to the Connecticut State Department of Education Bullying & Harassment website are two documents. Directory of Connecticut-Based Anti-Bias and Anti-Bullying Programs. Produced by the CONNECTICUT SAFE SCHOOL COALITION this directory lists some of the major programs available in Connecticut. Guidelines for Connecticut Schools to Comply with GENDER IDENTITY AND EXPRESSION NON-DISCRIMINATION LAWS –PA 11-55. […]

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