Learn about prominent LGBTQ people and about historical events that were part of the LGBTQ civil rights movement with these lessons and books.
This lesson highlights four transgender and gender non-conforming women of color – Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera, Miss Major and Stormé DeLarverie and their role in transgender and LGBTQ history. [5 - 8]
The book, PRIDE: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag by Ron Sanders looks at the hopes that Milk had for LGBTQ people and the Pride flag. Afterwards, students will create an original flag or cape design representing their own identities. [3 - 5]