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Teaching Tolerance. 2013. Best practices: Creating an LGBT-inclusive school climate—A teaching tolerance guide for school leaders. [Montgomery, AL]: Teaching Tolerance, 5 pp.

Annotation: This guide for school leaders provides information about how to create a tolerant environment at school that is inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. The guide discusses building an inclusive school climate and preventing and addressing problems (such as bullying and harassment).

Contact: Teaching Tolerance, c/o Southern Poverty Law Center , 400 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36104, Telephone: (334) 956-8200 Fax: (334) 956-8488 E-mail: http://www.tolerance.org/contact-us Web Site: http://www.tolerance.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent sexuality, Bullying, Homosexuality, Inclusion, Inclusive schools, Prevention, Schools, Sexual harassment, Sexuality, Tolerance

Teaching Tolerance. 2013. Bullied: A student, a school and a case that made history. [Montgomery, AL]: Teaching Tolerance, 5 pp.

Annotation: This website describes a documentary film geared toward middle school and high school students, administrators, teachers, and counselors that chronicles one student's ordeal at the hands of anti-gay bullies and offers a message of hope for those fighting harassment. The film is intended to help create a safer school environment for all students, help students understand the toll bullying takes on victims, and encourage students to stand up for classmates who are being harassed. The film, which is 40 minutes in length, includes closed captioning and Spanish subtitles. Also included is a viewer's guide with lesson plans and activities that can be used in staff development. Additional related resources are available on the website.

Contact: Teaching Tolerance, c/o Southern Poverty Law Center , 400 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36104, Telephone: (334) 956-8200 Fax: (334) 956-8488 E-mail: http://www.tolerance.org/contact-us Web Site: http://www.tolerance.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Bullying, Consumer education materials, High schools, Homosexuality, Middle schools, Safety, Sexual harassment, Spanish language materials, Staff development, Tolerance

Teaching Tolerance. 2000. A place at the table: Struggles for equality in America. Montgomery, AL: Teaching Tolerance, 1 videotape (40 minutes, VHS 31/2 inch), 1 teaching guide (28 pp.), 1 book (144 pp.).

Annotation: This package, recommended for grades 8 and above, includes a documentary film exploring the historical struggle for equality through the eyes of today's young people, as well as an illustrated text and a teacher's guide. Eight adolescents tell stories about their own struggle as well as their ancestors' struggle with racial and sexual orientation-related discrimination. Topics include religious freedom; slavery, segregation, the Fugitive Slave Law; Native American's right to their ancestral home; immigrant laborers' struggles to obtain a fair days wage for a fair days work; suffrage; gender inequity in school sports; unjust laws aimed at immigrants of Japanese ancestry; and disability rights. The text concludes with suggestions for additional reading. The teacher's guide includes 13 detailed lesson plans to be used in conjunction with the text and the video.

Contact: Teaching Tolerance, c/o Southern Poverty Law Center , 400 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36104, Telephone: (334) 956-8200 Fax: (334) 956-8488 E-mail: http://www.tolerance.org/contact-us Web Site: http://www.tolerance.org/ Available in libraries.

Keywords: Audiovisual materials, Cultural factors, Discrimination, Educational materials, Equal opportunities, Ethnic factors, History, Homosexuality, Racial factors, Tolerance, Videotapes, Women's rights

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.