LGBTQ Issues



What is queer theory? What does queering language classrooms mean?

Lesson Plans

LGBTQ issues

LGBTQ+ Lesson Plan Revised

Hi all! Here is my revised lesson plan. Changes I made from the original based on the valuable feedback I...

LGBTQ+ bullying Lesson Plan

This is my revised lesson plan about LGBTQ+ bullying issues in Japan. LGBTQ+ lesson plan Below is the PDF file...

Reflective Posts

LGBTQ issues

Reflection 3: Politics and the English Language

The reading I chose was an essay written in 1946 by George Orwell, the novelist who wrote Animal Farm and...

LGBTQ+ Community in Poland

This reflection post discuses LGBTQ+ issues within Poland and how educators can act as an ally for this particular community....

Protected: LGBTQ+ Reflection

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Protected: LGBTQ+ in Chicago

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Classroom Materials

LGBTQ issues

Queers in the Workplace: Materials Development

Hello everyone! Please take a look at the following materials adaptation. I worked with National Geographic Learning’s World English Series...

Multimedia Resources

LGBTQ issues

The Trevor Project: Helping prevent LGBTQ+ suicide

This organization provides a great deal of information and recourses to help educators and administrators prevent youth suicide which disproportionately...

WNBA superstar Sue Bird: ‘Women’s soccer players generally are cute little White girls’

In this interview (~ 4:30) with Sue Bird, who recently won her fourth Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) championship to...

Race, Sex, and Gender in the Chinese Language Classroom

This article summarizes the takeaways from a presentation at the 2019 National Chinese Language Conference on how to teach race,...

Transgender and Gender-Nonbinary Students’ Message to Professors

This 12 minute video resource is directed towards educating teachers, rather than a resource for teaching purposes.  ‘#Ask Me’: What...

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Current Events

LGBTQ Issues

“Just dial 988” – Suicide Prevention Hotline Number gets passed

This is slightly old news, but this short blog/news post talks about how The National Suicide Hotline Designation Act which...

Transgender in Bangladesh: First school opens for trans students

This is super exciting! Bangladesh’s first religious school for transgender people has opened in Dhaka.

Walter Masterson They/them pronouns

Chicago’s Boystown petitioned to get a new name

In this article, discussion on changing the name of one of Chicago’s most iconic yet unwelcoming neighborhoods. The neighborhood is...

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