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In this session, challenging homophobia educator, Daniel Witthaus, takes students through activities and discussions that have been refined during two decades of experience in how best to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) students and to challenge classroom homophobia.
The focus of these presentations is on how students can better understand the experience of same-sex attracted and gender questioning young people, and the role that they themselves can make in creating more inclusive and safer schools.
Daniel will draw upon the formally-evaluated, award-winning educational package, Pride & Prejudice and his first book, Beyond ‘That’s So Gay’.
All work is in plain, accessible language.
If you could significantly change student attitudes toward gay men and lesbians, would you do it? What if it only took you one hour a week for six weeks? The first response to these questions is typically disbelief: “Six weeks? Is that all? Are you mad? Have you been into schools lately? Have you been […]
In this session, challenging homophobia educator, Daniel Witthaus, takes the audience on a 266-consecutive day drive around regional, rural and remote Australia to get a modern day snapshot of how lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people are living their everyday lives. His simple aim was to challenge homophobia one cuppa at a time. […]
Are you sick of hearing ‘That’s So Gay’ and not knowing what to do? Do you want a simple plan to challenge homophobia in your classroom? Could your school benefit from PD described as “the best I’ve had in years!”? In this session, challenging homophobia educator, Daniel Witthaus, will share two decades of professional development […]