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LGBT+ History Through Media (Flex)

In this 4-week course, learners will learn about themes of LGBT+ identity, acceptance, tolerance, and history.
Abigail Hunter
292 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 4 learners
Class
No live meetings
Over 4 weeks
10-13
year olds
3-10
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does aFlexible Schedulecourse work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

Available Times

Pacific Time

Mon Jul 11

Jul 11 - Aug 5 (4 weeks)
Flexible Time
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Description

Class Experience

I have experience running and operating a Gay-Straight Alliance as the vice president at a high school and college level as well as taking continuing education in women's rights, LGBT+ history, violence and oppression, gender and sexuality in media, critical communication, and crucial conversations as well as de-escalation of conflict. I am also well-versed in talking about big issues, as I have for other classes on this site for the past year.  
Each week students will watch the lecture, watch the related media as it appears in the lecture, and then post their responses in comment threads.
No live meetings, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
This class will be discussing (in careful terms) violence against LGBT+ individuals, legislation that has been lodged against them, visualization of poor portrayals of LGBT+ individuals to show opposite effective portrayals. Questions will be handled respectfully and learners are welcome to ask what they wish, though the answers will be handled in an age-appropriate way and relayed to parents should the instructor feel they cannot accurately answer the question. 
Netflix, YouTube (as linked above in class description). All additional materials will be sent to the classroom as well as to parents for them to peruse before learners see them. 

Teacher

Abigail HunterDown to earth, but up for talking about the big things.
292 total reviews
189 completed classes

About Me

Hello everyone! My name is Abbie and I am a college graduate from the University of Delaware. I have a BA in English and journalism, but also loved taking classes in other forms of writing, literature, art history, performing arts, and social... 
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