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New Blog at Teaching Tolerance: Coming Out as a Safe Zone

Coming Out at School Day is tomorrow. In honor of the day I’ve written about a few resources for students who wish to come out on this day as well as ideas for allies who wish to help.

Teaching Tolerance
Coming Out as a Safe Zone for LGBT Students?

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Today is Blue Shirt Day

In honor of Blue Shirt Day, don’t just wear blue–help students connect with heroes! Read more at my Teaching Tolerance blog below.

Teaching Tolerance
Help Students Connect with Heroes, Not Bullies

New Blog at Teaching Tolerance

I’m excited to share that I have a new post at Teaching Tolerance up today. It’s all about how we need to teach kids about being healthy while not focusing on their appearance and instead by modeling good habits. Focusing on their appearance, after all, can lead to all kinds of hurt and self-hate, as well as bullying; size is also not indicative of health, so that focus is also simply unhelpful. You can read it below.

Teaching Tolerance
Size Bias Does Not Justify Bullying