Homophobia at school

My dad kicked me out because i’m gay and now I get bullied

My dad kicked me out because i’m gay and now I get bullied

Im gay and coming out was the hardest thing ever and it made my life awful and im not sure what to do anymore i need help

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Do my dreams mean I am bi?

Do my dreams mean I am bi?

Question asked by briana (16 years old questioning woman from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on May 22, 2009 by

Sorted in Bisexuality, Homophobia at school, Questions

Hi Briana, First off, Please allow me to apologize for the lateness in getting back to you. Such long delays are very uncommon. So, if I'm understanding correctly, it seems that your are somewhat disturbed by some dreams you are having about homosexual encounters you are having with real life acquaintances. ... Read more.
I’m a girl. So is she. How can i be sure she likes me?

I’m a girl. So is she. How can i be sure she likes me?

Question asked by Tyler ( questioning woman)

Question answered on March 17, 2009 by

Sorted in High-school, Homophobia at school, Questions

Hi Tyler, thanks for sending us your question! From what I can tell, you are having a hard time figuring out if the girl that you have a crush on might like you back. This is never an easy thing to do and often gets complicated. So my suggestion to you ... Read more.
ID Cards for the Revolution

ID Cards for the Revolution

A new project underway in downtown Montréal may change the way personal ID cards function in Canada. The Solidarity ID Project, introduced by Le Frigo Vert, Concordia’s non-profit, co-operative health-food store, and the 2110 Centre for Gender Advocacy, aims to provide transsexual, transgendered and gender-non-conforming individuals as well as migrant, indigenous and non-status people with a more representative piece of identification.

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My sex ed teacher says homosexuals came from the devil, what should I say ?

My sex ed teacher says homosexuals came from the devil, what should I say ?

Question asked by Keianna (15 years old homosexual woman from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on August 1, 2006 by

Sorted in High-school, Homophobia at school, Questions

Dear Keianna, Thanks for writing us. I understand that you are wondering why your school hired a lady to give sex education class that is openly homophobic based on her religious values. You think that it makes no sense that she would answer questions about heterosexual sex, but not homosexual sex. Well, you are absolutely ... Read more.
Being gay at in everyday’s life

Being gay at in everyday’s life

All my life I’ve been told that being gay is wrong. Sometimes I even tell myselfthat it’s wrong… My parents think it’s absolutely disgusting to even think of a person who is gay. I obviously have yet to tell them what I am and I probably never will.

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A Resource Kit for a New Understanding of Homosexuality

A Resource Kit for a New Understanding of Homosexuality

On February 14th 2006, in the Public Health Department of Montreal, in collaboration with its partners, launched a new educational tool in English for students, social workers, teachers, and others working with youth to increase awareness about sexual orientation and homophobia. In May 2003, the French version of this Resource kit was developed by the […]

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Why don’t we talk about homosexuality in schools?

Why don’t we talk about homosexuality in schools?

Question asked by Sara (15 years old heterosexual woman from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on July 6, 2005 by

Sorted in High-school, Homophobia at school, Questions

Hi Sara, You raise some very good questions. As a Canadian, I probably have a slightly different experience in schools than you do. Here we have anti-discrimination policies and laws that are meant to protect teachers and students, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity. However, there ... Read more.
Launch of a new educational tool

Launch of a new educational tool

“To encourage youth to respect the diversity among sexual orientations”  OnMay 1st , 2003, in Montréal, the Public Health Division of Montreal-Center (Direction de Santé Publique de Montréal-Centre), in collaboration with its partners, launched a new educational tool for students, social workers, teachers, and others working with youth to sensitize them to their environment and […]

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Launch of a new educational tool

Launch of a new educational tool

On May 1st, 2003, in Montréal, the Public Health Division of Montreal-Center (Direction de Santé Publique de Montréal-Centre), in collaboration with its partners, launched a new educational tool for students, social workers, teachers, and others working with youth to sensitize them to their environment and to respect diverse sexual orientations.

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