Is It A Crime To Be Gay?

Students stage a parliamentary committee hearing in the newly independent Eastern European country of Boldovistan. Role playing characters with differing attitudes towards homosexuality, students testify on legislation to abolish laws making consensual homosexual relations between adults a crime. In the process, they compare the differing points of view, attempt to reach a decision on whether government should regulate persons' private lives, and analyze the consequences of different decisions.

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Grade
12th - Higher Ed
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Simulation
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