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7 Ways to Kick-Start Your GSA for the New School Year

By Liz Bergren The first few weeks of the school year are busy and can feel chaotic as the community settles into new routines and new relationships. It is a great time to get your student groups organized and to … Continue reading

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Supporting Nonbinary and Transgender Children

By Afsaneh Moradian, author of Jamie Is Jamie: A Book About Being Yourself and Playing Your Way So much of childhood is defined by gender. Relatives buy “girl” or “boy” toys for birthdays and holidays. Haircuts, clothes, and favorite games … Continue reading

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Creating a Gender-Neutral Play Space

By Afsaneh Moradian, author of Jamie Is Jamie: A Book About Being Yourself and Playing Your Way As much as we want kids to grow up in a world where they are free to be themselves, there is still a … Continue reading

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Getting to the Roots of Gender Inequality and Harassment

By Kelly Huegel Madrone, author of GLBTQ: The Survival Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens  Students tracking the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements are likely to bring those discussions to school and possibly even identify the gender inequalities … Continue reading

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Expanding the #MeToo Conversation: Discussion Prompts for Tweens and Teens About Gender, Boundaries, and Respect

Adapted from Questions & Quotes for Girls In a Jar®. The recent #metoo conversations and the increasing number of sexual assault allegations in the media bring attention to the questions of where and how we are talking with tweens and … Continue reading

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