LGBT Educators

A community for all those special teachers! This is a place of pride.

Hi All! My colleague and I are strong LGBTQ+ allies and with our principals support we are looking to start a GSA. We are in an elementary school and not really sure where to start. Any ideas?

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Today is national coming out day. What's been your journey as an LGBT professional?

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What are some LGBTQ+ books you would like to see included in a classroom library? My choice would have to be “Prince & Knight” by Daniel Haack.

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Bi and poly teacher, and I am grateful that my admins are accepting of both. Wondering if you are "out" at work, and/or how your school supports the community for both staff and students.

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Hi all! I’m new to Fishbowl and happy to find this group! I’ve been on a mission to make my school a more inclusive place. Anyone have experience with “alliance” groups at the elementary level?

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Happy Pride Month ya'll! Glad that it's happening after school's out for the summer!

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Wondering: how many of us have wanted to be more explicit in educating about LGBT+ issues, development, history (etc.) But couldn't due to a significant barrier? If this is you what was the barrier?

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Today a student told me "I don't like gay teachers". It hurt more than I thought it would because I've worked hard for a strong rapport with him. Anyone else have kids speak to you like this?

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How do you address students saying “that’s gay” in class?

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Have you felt the need to come out to show advocacy and diversity in your classroom? Even if you’re totally comfortable in your personal life, do you feel this need to be out and be an ally?

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Hi family!

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