KS3 Citizenship
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Campaigning and Protest:
A British Value?
by Andrew Dobbin
LGBT History Month
Learning Objectives:
LO1 - Understand discrimination on individuals and communities.
LO2 - Talk about discrimination, how to respond when being discriminated against and their responsibilities towards others who are experiencing discrimination.
By the end of this lesson:
ALL of you will be able to describe the unacceptability of all forms of discrimination, and the need to challenge it in the wider community including the workplace.

MOST of you will be able to describe different ways that discrimination can occur and some ways to combat discrimination.

SOME of you will be able to explain the benefits and drawbacks of different types of campaigns and forms of protest.
Vocabulary
discrimination
campaign
protest
homophobia
Why would LGBT teachers object to the 1983 NUT conference being held in Jersey?
Because even though homosexuality was legal in most of the UK, in Jersey it was still illegal and LGBT delegates could have been imprisoned there.
How was the Gay Teachers Group speaker Peter Bradley discriminated against in the conference?
He was ruled ‘out of order’ three times (in other words not allowed to even begin speaking).
How did the Gay Teachers Group get delegates to:
a) show support for equality?
b) protest against inequality?
a) By wearing a pink triangle badge
b) By dancing with a partner of the same sex at the evening disco
Discrimination Scenario:
How can the discrimination be dealt with –
a) by the person being discriminated against
b) by their colleagues/friends
Adam, who is in your tutor group, has been asked to work with Samira, a quiet girl from another tutor group. Adam comes to you and says he won’t work with her. Later that lesson, while you are standing beside your teacher, Adam calls Samira a ‘lezzer’. Your teacher says nothing.
a) Who is being discriminated against, and how?
b) What should that person do?
c) What should/could you do?
Plenary
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