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Saturday, February 29 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Happily Ever After: Intro to LGBTQ Children's Books

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This session offers participants a hand-on introduction to different types of children’s and middle reader books that feature lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning themes and characters. Innovative books like “George,” “And Tango Makes Three,” and “I am Jazz,” among others, can be useful tools for creating inclusive spaces for LGBTQ young people and families, and for facilitating conversations with youth about gender variance, unconscious bias, and diversity. Participants will be given resources for guiding discussion, prompting questions, and intervention strategies to ensure conversations are safe, productive, and engaging for youth.

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Bonnie Owens

Safe at School Coordinator, Planned Parenthood Association of Utah
Bo(nnie) Owens received both a Bachelor’s degree in Gender Studies and a Masters degree in Education, Culture, and Society from the University of Utah. An activist by trade and an educator by profession, Bo(nnie) has explored teaching in a variety of educative settings including... Read More →



Saturday February 29, 2020 2:30pm - 3:30pm PST
Room 1022

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