SAVE THE TDSB’S TRIANGLE PROGRAM
The TDSB’s Triangle Program, which provides a supportive high school environment for LGBTQ2S youth, is facing a 1/3 reduction in its teaching staff. Contact your School Board Trustee and let them know that you expect them to have the backs of LGBTQ2S students.
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We’ve prepared handy resources and events to help you mobilize around changes to the 2015 Health and Physical Education Curriculum have any questions? contact us at organizing@the519.
- Consultation Kit
A simple guide to help you run a consultation event and provide a written submission to the Ministry of Education.
- We Have Your Back – Ten Ways to Mobilize
Ten simple ways you can show Ontario’s students and teachers that you #havetheirback.
- We Have Your Back – Lobbying Guide
Interested in talking with your MPP? This step by step guide will help lead you through how to get a meeting, what to expect, and how to make sure your meeting is a success.
- We Have Your Back – Key Facts
These key facts and speaking points can help you shape your message when talking with decision makers, educators, and others in your community about Health and Physical Education.
- Mic Drop Conference
Mic Drop was a one-day, youth-led conference that trained students and teachers to become change-makers in their own communities. Topics included: Building Consent Culture, LGBTQ2S+ Inclusivity, Activism Across Generations, Know Your (Human) Rights, and much more.
Action Canada Lesson Plans
Many thanks to Action Canada for Sexual Health & Rights for sharing excerpts from their Beyond the Basics resource for educators teaching about sex and sexual health:
- Power and Consent: Yes, No, and Everything in Between
- Friends and Relationships
- Safer Sex: Communication & Negotiation
- Responsible Use of Social and Digital Media
Health and Physical Education Curriculum Resources
- 2015 Health and Physical Education Curriculum (Grades 1-8)
- 2015 Health and Physical Education Curriculum (Grades 9-12)
- 1998 Health and Physical Education Curriculum (Grades 1-8)
- 2015 Curriculum Tip Sheet – People for Education
Resources for Parents and Youth
- Talking to Teens About Relationships, Sex & Consent – The Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women
- Youth Learning Modules: Relationship Violence, Building Healthy Relationships, Keeping Sex Safe and Healthy – Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton
- Sexual Health Factsheets – Planned Parenthood Toronto
- Youth Sexual Health, Development, and Identity, and Consent – Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
- Creating Safe, Authentic, and Inclusive Spaces for LGBTQ2S People – The 519
- Ontario Resource Databse for LGBT Youth – LGBT YouthLine
- Create a Sexual Health Plan – Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights