Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Women of Color, the Stonewall Inn and the Modern LGBTQ Movement

Source: Human Rights Campaign Foundation Welcoming Schools
Subject: History
Topic:  Integrated
Grade Levels: Elementary School: 5th Grade; Middle School: 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

Overview:

In this lesson, students will learn about transgender and LGBTQ history, the key role of transgender and gender non-conforming women of color in the modern LGBTQ movement, and the Stonewall Inn Riots in June 1969. They will accomplish this by watching and discussing a video about transgender rights and LGBTQ history and learning about the activists Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera, Miss Major, and Stormé DeLarverie.

Lesson Plan Resources:

Lesson Plan

Lesson tags: 5TH GRADE, 6TH GRADE, 7TH GRADE, 8TH GRADE, ACTIVISM, CIVIL RIGHTS, MARSHA P JOHNSON, MISS MAJOR, SEXUALITY, STONEWALL RIOTS, STORMÉ DELARVERIE, SYLVIA RIVERA, TRANSGENDER
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