Homophobia and Heterosexism
The following resources provide education about and fight to end homophobia and heterosexism.
Our Whole Lives (OWL)
Our Whole Lives is a series of comprehensive sexuality education curricula for all age groups. In addition to helping participants make informed and responsible decisions about their sexual health and behavior, it also provides up-to-date information and honest, age-appropriate answers to questions about sexual/affectional orientation and gender identity, as well as opportunities to critique media messages about gender and sexuality.
How Does Homophobia Hurt Us All?
Homophobia, like other oppressions, has the power to hurt not just people in the marginalized group, but everyone. This resource provides six scenarios and encourages you to think about how homophobia hurts all people.
Is Our Church Gay? Answering Questions About Homophobia and Sexual Orientation (PDF)
This pamphlet written by Rev. Meg Riley, minister for Church of the Larger Fellowship, provides helpful advice to parents and adults who work with children and/or youth about how to discuss issues of homophobia and sexual orientation.
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Last updated on Tuesday, November 22, 2011.
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