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by Andrew Dobbin
LGBT History Month
Learning Objectives:
LO1 - See the complexity of moral, social and cultural issues and be able to form a view of their own
LO2 - How good relationships can promote mental wellbeing (KS3)
LO3 - The importance of respecting differences in relation to gender and sexuality (KS3)
LO4 - Have the confidence to assert themselves and challenge offending behavior (KS4)
LO5 - Work co-operatively with a range of people who are different from themselves (KS4)
By the end of this lesson:
ALL of you will understand that different people can have good relationships.

MOST of you will understand the need for people to be educated about prejudice to have the independence of thought to reject it as a bad thing.

SOME of you may begin to put together your own GSA, mindful of the need for rules and legitimacy from the school and its governors.
Starter Activity
opposites attract?
Main Activity
John and Corral met in the late 1970s
Imagine what it was like being LGBT at school then
Were you right?
Peter’s Wishes
Peter Tatchell, human rights campaigner, talks about his vision of schools without prejudice
Why should schools be doing this?
What is it about prejudice and bigotry that mean they can be eradicated?
Who can set this process in motion?
How does the idea of Gay/Straight Alliance relate back to John and Corral’s story?
Look at this webpage:
Read the 10 steps on starting a GSA on the GSA Network website. What 3 rules would you have if you were running a GSA?
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