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Why LGBT Teachers Are Less Likely To Challenge Bullying At School Than Straight Teachers

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Despite the ever-present challenges lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students face at school, a new study finds that gay teachers are act...

Group Tells Parents To Pull Kids From Classrooms WIth Gay, LGBT-Inclusive Teachers

Posted 10.07.2012 | Education

The Illinois Family Institute, an anti-gay Christian group, is calling on parents to pull their children out of classrooms led by any teacher who supp...

Even on the Last Day

Adam Kirk Edgerton | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Adam Kirk Edgerton

Twelfth-grade English teachers secretly look forward to the Senior Prank. This year I had high hopes and expectations. What I got instead was an unexpected, cruel reminder of how much work we have left to do.

Building A Resilient Community In Our Schools: A Call To Action For All LGBT Educators

Gary Nelson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Gary Nelson

There are parents out there who want to know how to guide their LGBT children. They look to us for guidance. They look to us for guidance. There doesn't always need to be focus groups and committees. There just needs to be a handful of people who can unite, teach, and guide.

Poll Position: Should Teachers Come Out In The Classroom?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Each Friday we pose a new "Poll Position" question in hopes of stirring up a little discussion about an issue facing the LGBT community. This week ...

Georgia Educator Compares Homosexuality To Necrophilia, Voyeurism, Pedophilia

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 02.24.2012 | Education

Tanya Ditty, a Georgia teacher and the state director of Concerned Women for America of Georgia, spoke against a Georgia bill this week that would ban...

Amanda Terkel

Teachers Unions Pile On Jim DeMint | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Joining several LGBT and women's rights organizations, the nation's two major teachers unions are now coming out and criticizing Sen. Jim DeMint's (R-...