LGBT+ History Month is coming up in February and is a topic I believe needs to be taught in the Early Years. With these 10 books that are perfect for young children to learn about LGBT+ history, people, rights and other issues, I hope you find it useful and inspiring as well as the books to be as lovely as I think they are.
Gender stereotypes in the Early Years and children is a forever ongoing debate. Should toys be “gendered” and marketed more specifically towards one gender as stereotypes dictate? Should children be discouraged from adhering to gender stereotypes as young as the Early Years? My answer to both is no. Read why here.
There are countless Christmas films to choose from to watch, not all great but mostly cute and festive at least. But Christmas films with LGBTQ or diverse casts are very far and few between. Here are 12 films that tick those boxes I recommend looking up if you want some new suggestions.
“Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” has been a highly successful West End show and film, based off the real-life story of Jamie Campbell (now New in the show). Now the uplifting, hilarious, emotional and fabulous production is touring the UK to spread its message of anti-bullying, self-love and acceptance of others’ differences and dreams. Read my review of it in Liverpool here!
Anti-Bullying and Trans Awareness Week are important dates that prompt important learning and discussion in the Early Years. Here are 10 books to supplement EYFS education and literacy skills that teach young children about diversity, inclusion, acceptance, feelings, and the difference between right and wrong.
Season 2 of “Love, Victor” is out now! Follow this post for weekly updates of my review of this show as Victor and Benji’s relationship is set to go public at school, Mia continues to struggle with that and everything else going on in her life, and both Victor’s parents try to put on brave faces through their separation and after their son’s coming out.
“A change is yet to come” marks IDAHOT (International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia), focusing on the dilemma gay, British-born Chinese English teacher Alex Chang faces at work in Shanghai, China.
“Love, Victor”, the spin-off series to the film “Love, Simon”, has debuted on Disney+. Follow this post to read more about it as new episodes are released each week!
Russell T Davies’ new drama “It’s A Sin” has got tongues wagging and hearts wrenching. These 7 stigmas and sins show us what life was like for those living through the rise of the AIDS pandemic in the 1980s.
Boris Johnson considers himself a “Sinophile”, admitting racism exists in the UK but believes it isn’t a racist country. But when will he admit his past racist, xenophobic views are what have helped shape and uphold a racist Britain in 2020?