LGBTQ Issues in Education

From supporting trans youth in education and supporting sexuality and gender in schools, conversations about sex ed curriculum and LGBTQ issues in education are changing in Ontario and across the country.

Jen Gilbert, associate professor in the Faculty of Education, who teaches sexuality and education, comments on gender and sexual identity from the perceptions of both youths and teachers, and other LGBTQ issues in education. She is the principal investigator of “Between Yes and No: Rethinking Discourses of Consent in Sex Education,” funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. Professor Gilbert talks about the changing impact of pride and education issues.