…regarding supporting transgender and gender-nonconforming students, employees, and adults. Wow!
Folks over at the
Illinois Safe Schools Alliance have been working along with many other organizations to create guidelines for CPS. Congrats on a huge success and step forward.
See the released guidelines here:
Guidelines Regarding The Support Of Transgender And Gender Nonconforming Students.
Image created by Emmett Jack Lundberg
I submitted a piece to the New York Times Transgender Today Opinion pages. If you haven’t already take a look at the many stories that are shared there.
My piece is linked here:
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Credit- The Oregonian
This story outlines some of the challenges that many of us have to think about as educators when coming out or being out about our trans status.
From an early age kids are bombarded with messages that rigidly define gender: Boys like pirates and sports and being rough, and girls are sweet princesses who love all things pink and sparkles. Even many children’s books still promote harmful gender stereotypes for both boys and girls; limiting how they play, dress, and express themselves. …
Boys Can’t Wear Pink? All Girls Want to be Princesses? 20 Kids’ Books That Redefine What’s ‘Normal’