Homophobia: What is It? What Can We Do About It?

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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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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use in a health class or peer counseling group
  • Incorporate into a larger unit on cyberbullying
Classroom Considerations

  • Discusses teen suicide and harassment; be sure that your class can discuss these issues with maturity and respect
  • Touches on an important topic, but may not fit the needs or be appropriate for all classrooms
Pros

  • Includes a printer-friendly version
  • Lesson provides background information, discussion opportunities, and ways to implement an acceptance plan in their school
Cons

  • None
Common Core