Safe & Inclusive Spaces

July 31, 2017 at 10:30 am Leave a comment

From Judy A. Librarian, Reference and Collection Management

Egale Canada has released a new resource package on creating safe and inclusive classroom spaces for trans and gender nonconforming students. Entitled Draw the Line – Against Transphobic Violence, the package consists of:

  • 1 DTL-ATV Educator’s Guide containing 4 lesson plans with Ontario curriculum connections, background information and resources on trans identities and violence prevention
  • 5 DTL-ATV Scenario Postcards and Posters (for classroom use)
  • 2 DTL-ATV Videos: Hallway Harassment & Bathroom Panic (for classroom use)
  • 1 DTL-ATV Trans Women Speak Out Video (30 minute documentary for educators)

All of the resources are available for free download. Have a look and share with your colleagues. For additional information TDSB staff can check out these books available from the TDSB Professional Library:

Being transgender. (2017)
Transgender children and youth: Cultivating pride and joy with families in transition. (2017)
Understanding sexual orientation and gender identity. (2017)
Rethinking sexism, gender, and sexuality. (2016)
Transphobia: Deal with it and be a gender transcender. (2016)

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