High School

Here are the topics that will be covered in the workshop for grades seven to twelve:

  • Realities of bullying and homophobia at school
  • Looking at the media in representing LGTBQ youth
  • Brainstorming of the negative assumptions associated with the words gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender
  • Brainstorm of the phrase, “that’s so gay”
  • An exploration of gender identity and sexual identity
  • A look at various myths and stereotypes around LGTBQ youth
  • Definitions
  • Temperature game exploring different levels of comfort around LGTBQ issues
  • Presenters sharing their coming out stories