Celebrating Pride Month: Free Lesson Plans, Resources and Activities
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Celebrating Pride Month: Advocating for Equality
Looking for ways to celebrate Pride Month with your students and community? Support and celebrate LGBTQ students and inspire meaningful advocacy with these free lesson plans, activities and resources. The Share My Lesson team is featuring these free LGBTQ History Month resources to not only advocate for students and their well-being, but to ultimately raise awareness in schools and communities by building mutual understanding and acceptance. In this collection, you’ll find critical, educator-driven content from our partners that features resources like:
- Using Children's Literature to Open Doors on Historical and Current Events
- Stonewall Outloud: Personal Accounts of The Riots
- LGBTQ History Timeline
Students who identify as LGBTQIA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning, intersex, asexual and allies) face bullying at significantly higher rates than their peers and the consequences are heartbreaking. Dedicated educators have an extraordinary opportunity each day to create a safe and welcoming environment for children who come through their doors and thrive.
Pride Month: Digging Deeper
Did you know? The rainbow flag as a pride month symbol debuted at the San Francisco Pride Parade in 1978. Harvey Milk asked Gilbert Baker to design a unifying symbol for the gay community, and the rainbow flag was the result. Learn more about Harvey Milk with one of our free resources.
October is also bullying prevention month. Explore Share My Lesson's curated collection of resources to support your students and their families.
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