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Does Rick Warren Represent Diversity?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
The topic of this lesson focuses on whether or not Obama was able to convincingly defend his choice of choosing Rick Warren to deliver the invocation at his inauguration. This is considered a controversial or hot topic because it...
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Athletes And Gay Teammates

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students research the issues surrounding gay athletes and the way their leagues, their teammates and their fans react. They interview local athletes about their views and present their findings to the class.
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Editorial Cartoons: Gay Rights

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider gay rights. In this editorial cartoon lesson, students analyze an editorial cartoon by identifying the idioms and puns in the cartoon. Students create their own editorial cartoons.
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Are Gay Rights "Special"?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Inspire critical thinking with this activity, which prompts students to compare lesbian, gat, bisexual, and transgender rights with the rights guaranteed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. By collecting topical articles about...
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Constitutional Amendments And Gay Marriage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Upper graders critically examine the history and process of amending the U.S. Constitution in light of the current issue facing the courts on legalizing gay marriage. They read a variety of articles, watch news clips, and develop a...
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Constitutional Amendments and Gay Marriage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study the legal battles involving same-sex marriage. They examine primary sources and a video regarding the 14th amendment and its implications for gay marriage. They analyze a report of a California case that was sent to...
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Argument and Persuasion: What's Wrong With Gay Marriage?

For Students 11th - 12th
The topic of gay marriage has gotten lots of attention recently. Without actually asking your class their personal opinions, this two-page worksheet has pupils study two essays about gay marriage. Readers analyze the attitude, tone, and...
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Stonewall and Beyond: Gay and Lesbian Issues

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Help learners understand their own biases and how their perspectives may have been influenced by biased media sources. They keep a journal while viewing videos, exploring websites, and engaging in class discussions related to gay and...
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The Gay '80s, '90s and '00s

For Teachers 6th - 12th
After reading and discussing a news article from the New York Times regarding gay and lesbian issues of the last thirty years, students engage in several activities to explore current events. They create a timeline, either electronically...
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Is Everyone Protected by the Bill of Rights?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Who is protected by the Bill of Rights? Learners examine the Bill of Rights and conduct research regarding gay people in the military. They use their research findings to prepare for and participate in a debate regarding the military ban...
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Should Homosexuals Have the Right to Laws Protecting Them From Discrimination?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore discrimination issues in America. In this homosexual rights lesson, students listen to their instructor lecture on antidiscrimination laws and gay rights. Students respond to questions about the Romer v. Evans case.
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Marriage Equality: Different Strategies for Attaining Equal Rights

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine gays rights issues in the United States. In this gay marriage lesson plan, students investigate how people have made their cases before the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government to secure their...
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Born Gay

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is a person's sexual orientation determined at birth? With the informative website, scholars prepare for a debate about the topic. They learn the top pro and con arguments and read through a historical timeline of homosexuality. They...
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Controversial Issues

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Hot topics are often engaging and can get heated. High School students engage in an academic discussion were they must learn to engage with a person holding a different view than their own. They practice discussing different opinions...
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The 1960s in America

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the incredible change and volatility that was 1960s America with an engaging, informative video. It begins with an extensive overview of pivotal moments during the civil rights movement and the subsequent shift toward militant...
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Gay Marriage

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The first legal gay marriage in the United States occurred in Massachusetts in 2004. Since then, countless others have tied the knot. Scholars decide whether gay marriage should be legal by reading a history of the issue, analyzing the...
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On This Day: The Assassination of Harvey Milk

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Harvey Milk, a key figure in the LGBTQ+ rights movement, was gunned down for his activism. Video clips, highlighting a museum exhibit and interviewing a former aide, profile Milk's career in San Francisco city politics and the movement....
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Words Really Matter: Examining Language at School

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Help your students gain sensitivity and become aware of the implications of the words they see, hear, and use about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. After making lists of words or phrases they hear or use in school...
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Homophobia: What is It? What Can We Do About It?

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
A two-part lesson focuses on the sensitive issues of homophobia, discrimination, sexuality, and gender. Middle schoolers discuss individual and institutional discrimination, personal rights, homosexuality, and bullying.
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Do Ask? Do Tell?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore debates regarding gay rights following the Supreme Court's Lawrence v. Texas decision. They participate in a fishbowl discussion, exploring questions on marriage, adoption, custody, employment, and military service.
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The Rights to Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do all kids in the US have access to a quality education? What barriers do English language learners face? What about kids from tough neighborhoods? What about kids with disabilities, gay kids, pregnant kids? Class members listen to the...
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Same-Sex Marriage

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The battle over same-sex marriage is a prevalent issue in the United States, and a valuable topic to be discussed in your social studies classroom. Here is a basic outline of introductory questions, focus questions, vocabulary, and media...
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Defining (Gay) Marriage

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students explore current events by researching the topic of gay marriage. In this equal rights lesson, students define the term "marriage" and read pro and anti-gay marriage opinions and articles. Students participate in an class...
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Rights Abuses Around the World: What Can We Do?

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Young scholars read about an Urgent Action information sheet from Amnesty International and a petition about human rights abuses against sexual minorities outside the USA. They discuss the situation, read about other similar cases and...