We speak with high school science teachers and trans men, Sam Long and Lewis Maday-Travis, who have developed resources and trainings to help biology teachers develop gender-inclusive curricula. Science tells us that sexual and gender diversity is both normal and positive.
To know more about Lewis and Sam’s projects, please go to sam-long.weebly.com, fishyteaching.com and transeducators.com.
00:56-03:19 Experiences as LGBTQ high school students
03:20-06:15 As teachers, coming out as trans men to colleagues and students
06:16-11:13 Key elements of a gender-inclusive biology curriculum
11:14-16:26 Working to help make other teachers’ instruction more accurate and inclusive
16:27-19:38 How teachers respond to trans students’ lied experience
19:39-21:42 Relevance of Dewey’s ethical framework
21:43-29:21 Success stories in demarginalizing students
29:22-30:51 How teachers can develop this work
Soundtrack by Poddington Bear