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LGBTQ History Links
Celebrating LGBTQ Black History Month (by GSA Network) – LGBTQ Black folks have been major contributors to society and social justice movements for hundreds of years! Follow this link for a list of historical figures, timelines, and more!
Nuestras Historías, Nuestro Arcoíris; Our Stories, Our Rainbow (by GSA Network) – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning (LGBTQ) Latina/o people have been major contributors to the United States in everything from the arts, politics, and social justice movements. Follow this link for a list of historical figures, timelines, and more!
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives – The world’s largest research library on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered heritage and concerns.
GLBTQ.com – The world’s largest encyclopedia of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer culture. This online resource includes topics of art, literature, social science, and more!
High School LGBTQ Studies Curriculum – San Francisco School of the Arts teacher Lyndsay Schlax recently debuted the first ever LGBTQ studies course implemented in a public high school. On her classroom page can be found a tentative but substantial framework for a comprehensive LGBTQ curriculum! Being among the first of its kind it is dynamic and liable to change, and so should prove to be an evolving resource for those inspired to model after or even follow suit. Check her out!
Fair Classrooms – Will Grant, educator and administrator, orchestrates this website as an offering ground for workshops, resources, and consulting to help teachers and administrators include gay and lesbian history into their existing courses.
Disability History Links
Disability History Timeline– Disability History Timeline from The Museum of disABILITY History. Timeline goes from 400 B.C.- 1999.
Bibliography of books for 4th-12th graders featuring characters with disabilities–from The Museum of disABILITY History.
List of acceptable/unacceptable terms related to disabilities-from The Museum of disABILITY History.
List of famous people with disabilities–from Anti-Defamation League
Video of Presidential speech from the ADA signing –from Anti-Defamation League