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Introduction to lgbt history month
Introduction to lgbt history month
Introduction to lgbt history month
Introduction to lgbt history month
Introduction to lgbt history month
Introduction to lgbt history month
Introduction to lgbt history month
Introduction to lgbt history month
Introduction to lgbt history month
Introduction to lgbt history month
Introduction to lgbt history month
Introduction to lgbt history month
Introduction to lgbt history month
Introduction to lgbt history month
Introduction to lgbt history month
Introduction to lgbt history month
Introduction to lgbt history month
Introduction to lgbt history month
Introduction to lgbt history month
Introduction to lgbt history month
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Introduction to lgbt history month

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Can be used by Heads of Year, Senior Leaders and Teachers as an Introduction to LGBT History Month Celebrations in your school in February. …

Can be used by Heads of Year, Senior Leaders and Teachers as an Introduction to LGBT History Month Celebrations in your school in February.

Can be used with KS3, 4 and 5 or for training teachers to give ideas for an LGBT-Inclusive curriculum.

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  • 1. LGBT History Month presentation by Elly Barnes • CEO and Founder of Educate & Celebrate • LGBT Schools Advisor Birmingham City Council and Durham County Council
  • 2. Why Celebrate LGBT History Month? LGBT History Month is an opportunity for all of us to learn more about the histories of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people It also gives us all a chance to: Acknowledge, Respect and Remember the contributions of LGBT people to everyday society and world history http://lgbthistorymonth.org.uk
  • 3. Equality Act 2010 in school Respect each other’s age, disabilities, gender, race, religion, gender identity and sexual orientation. EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES - INCLUSION – HUMAN RIGHTS Our school welcomes everyone from all walks of life. Everyone must welcome and celebrate all others in our school. Age Disability Gender Race and nationality Religion or belief Pregnancy Marriage Transgender identity Sexual orientation
  • 4. Remember: You don’t have to be lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans to acknowledge the work and contribution of LGBT people throughout history Think about it: Do you have to be a Woman to acknowledge ‘International Women's Day?’ Compare with other celebrations in your school
  • 5. Alan Turing British Scientist, pioneer in computing. Most well known for breaking the Enigma’ code In 1951 Turing began an affair with another man. When this came to light he was arrested and charged with gross indecency. Turing was sentenced to undergo injections of female hormones which resulted in him developing breasts Turing took his life by eating an apple laced with potassium cyanide. The logo for Apple Mac computers has been linked to Turing as a lasting memory.
  • 6. • The modern-day LGBT community and culture started, like many other communities, as a result of the demand for civil rights. • The Stonewall Inn was the scene of five nights of rebellion against the New York Police in protest at their harassment of the lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people who went there, and LGBT people in general. 1969 Stonewall Riots
  • 7. 1970 This led to a higher visibility of LGBT people and ignited the demands for equal rights and a global, overall LGBT culture and community was founded 1 in every 10 people identify as LGBT How many people could be LGBT in this room? Anyone could be LGBT and it can change within your life
  • 8. Famous LGBT’s
  • 9. After WW2, the pink and black triangle were adopted by the LGBT community as a symbol of remembrance Lambda Labrys Transgender
  • 10. 1978, Gilbert Baker designed the most commonly recognised LGBT symbol, the RAINBOW FLAG. It consists of six stripes and each colour represents a different quality. LIFE (red) HEALING (orange) SUN (yellow) NATURE (green) ART (blue) HARMONY (violet)
  • 11. Science & Art Cross Curricular Rainbow Project Light refraction and animation
  • 12. Youth Pride Networks We all have the right to be ourselves in school ‘Be the change you wish to see in the world’ Gandhi Begin campaigns, raise awareness, increase visibility and take part in national and local events Have fun! http://www.ellybarnes.com/yo uth-pride-networks-2/
  • 13. LGBT Impact Day in LGBT History Month ‘Empowering young people’
  • 14. Examples of lessons in LGBT History Month • S.T.E.M - Alan Turing • Science - Trans biology • Humanities - James Baldwin, Stonewall riots • Music - Songs by LGBT artists • Art - Frida Kahlo, Grayson Perry, Keith Haring • RE - Social Harmony • D&T - Rainbow Flag, Symbols, key rings • MFL - Ma vie en Rose, Rimbaud, Verlaine • Media - Equal Marriage film • Maths – ‘Measuring Area’ using tents at Brighton Pride • English – Queer theory, poetry, Shakespeare sonnets P.E – Justin Fashanu, Gareth Thomas, Tom Daley
  • 15. Educate & Celebrate in primary schools with books and songs! • 21 Lessons plans from Reception - Year 6 by Andrew Moffat • £200 for 21 books, lesson plans and songs • We provide training and consultancy • http://www.ellyb arnes.com/prima ry/Sing-A-Long with Educate & Celebrate!
  • 16. LGBT-Inclusive Classroom Resource Websites For lesson plans in all subjects and all key stages with PowerPoint presentations and worksheets: • http://the-classroom.org.uk/ For policy information, training, lesson plans, resources for primary, secondary and further education, assembly PowerPoint's, display and more: • http://www.educateandcelebrate.org
  • 17. Educate & Celebrate posters http://www.ellybarnes.com/merchandise/Laver ne Cox TomDale y AngelH aze Charlie C ondou Mobeen Azhar By challenging Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia & Our School Educates Celebrates JackM onroe
  • 18. PIE ‘Pride In Education’ PIE is a set of 22 LGBT- Inclusive books for secondary school libraries. The resource includes recommended lesson plans in a variety of subjects along with assembly PowerPoints and resources for an LGBT Impact Day http://www.ellybarnes.c om/resources
  • 19. The Way Forward……. It is only ignorance that causes homophobia and transphobia, once educated attitudes do change. If we can create discrimination in 5 minutes then we can eradicate it in 5 minutes It is over to you to change opinions and change lives Use LGBT History Month to Educate & Celebrate and eradicate discrimination from our schools
  • 20. Please follow us for all the latest LGBT news. Stay in touch! ellybarnes@educateandcelebrate.org ‘Educate and Celebrate – Making all schools and workplaces LGBT-Friendly’ www.ellybarnes.com @elly_barnes @educatecelebrat Facebook ‘Educate and Celebrate’

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