Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Women of Color, the Stonewall Inn and the Modern LGBTQ Movement
Source: Human Rights Campaign Foundation Welcoming Schools
Grade Levels: Elementary School: 5th Grade; Middle School: 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
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.