Teacher Resources > Inclusion and Diversity > Gender and Sexuality

It is important to create a safe community for students who identify as LGBTQ2+ The 2014 guidelines from the Department of Education around transgender and gender-variant students offer many best practices for making your classroom welcoming. You can also find many resources online to support students who are LGBTQ2+

Guidelines for Supporting Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming StudentsNS Department of EducationA useful manual for how educators can support trans and gender-diverse students at school. 2014
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education NetworkGLSEN Inc.Guides for educators, inclusive lesson plans and other resources to support LGBTQ2+ students.2018
Rainbow Health OntarioRainbow Health OntarioMany posters and brochures for order (small cost) or to download as PDFs.2018
The Youth ProjectThe NS Youth ProjectA Halifax-based non-profit that supports LGBTQ2+ youth in NS. This website contains many resources and other info about the organization.2018
Trans Student Educational ResourcesTSERTrans Student Educational Resources is a youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender nonconforming students through advocacy and empowerment.2018