k-12

why "that's so gay" is not okay

 
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Rationale

This lesson demystifies the word “gay” and challenges misunderstandings of the word while making it clear that the word “gay” should never be used as an insult. It will encourage students to speak out and be an upstander when they hear homophobic comments.

This lesson is suitable for students at all grade levels.

 

Curriculum References

CORE COMPETENCIES, K-12

  • Social Responsibility – Valuing Diversity. Students value diversity, defend human rights, advocate for others, and act with a sense of ethics in interactions, including online.