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66 minutes | Jun 20, 2019
You Have the Content. Now What? w/ Cory Collins
On our season finale, join Teaching Tolerance senior writer Cory Collins and hosts Leila Rupp and John D’Emilio as they offer concrete tips for creating LGBTQ-inclusive classrooms and taking themes from this podcast into your daily practice.
72 minutes | May 24, 2019
Teaching the Reel History – w/ Sharon Ullman and Nicholas Syrett
Queer characters have existed on screen since the era of silent film. But do they have a starring role in your syllabus? Scholars Sharon Ullman and Nicholas Syrett offer concrete strategies for teaching LGBTQ history through films and documentaries.
73 minutes | May 10, 2019
The AIDS Epidemic: Then and Now – w/ Jennifer Brier and Shakita Brown Jones
“Inequality directly affected the scope of the epidemic.” Historian Jennifer Brier and CAARAC founder Shakita Jones discuss the history and structural discrimination surrounding AIDS, and how to approach these difficult conversations in the classroom.
46 minutes | Apr 26, 2019
Re-examining the 1960s (part 2) – w/ Ian Lekus
The revolution was intersectional. Amnesty International’s Ian Lekus returns to discuss ways educators can highlight the many identities of 1960s activists and help students understand the roles LGBTQ people played in movements you already teach.
40 minutes | Apr 12, 2019
Re-examining the 1960s (part 1) – w/ Ian Lekus
Don’t start—or stop—with Stonewall. To understand not just LGBTQ history but all post-war U.S. history, students must see the 1960s in context. In this episode, Amnesty International’s Ian Lekus dives into the minority-rights revolutions of the 1960s.
64 minutes | Mar 13, 2019
Letters from Eleanor: When Do Private Acts Have Public Consequences? – w/ Claire Potter
What can the private lives of public figures like Eleanor Roosevelt and J. Edgar Hoover tell us about their impact on U.S. history? Historian Claire Potter helps us navigate the relationships among identity, power and actions—and why we must teach them.
61 minutes | Dec 13, 2018
The Other War – w/ Susan K. Freeman
World War II plunged a double-edged sword into the heart of the U.S. queer community. Historian Susan Freeman examines how the war brought gay men and lesbians together, and the ways it isolated them from the right to serve and benefit from their service.
41 minutes | Nov 27, 2018
The Lavender Scare – w/ David K. Johnson
“If we teach only about the Red Scare, we’re only telling part of the story of the Cold War.” Historian David K. Johnson explores the systemic firing of gay government employees and the consequences of a homophobic culture that still endure today.
45 minutes | Nov 14, 2018
Romantic Friendships: Boston Marriage (part 2) – w/ Susan K. Freeman
Lifelong partnerships between women existed long before the legalization of gay marriage. Susan K. Freeman continues her exploration of the spaces they found—in their words, their societies and their homes—for same-sex intimacy.
62 minutes | Oct 30, 2018
Romantic Friendships (part 1) – w/ Susan K. Freeman
We’re passing love notes across time. Historian Susan K. Freeman takes a deep dive into the history of women who loved women—and offers ways for educators to connect love letters to lessons on culture, women’s rights movements and literary themes.
68 minutes | Oct 15, 2018
LGBTQ History in Public Schools – w/ Emily K. Hobson & Felicia T. Perez
Lessons from the classroom—from high stakes testing to critical thinking skills—professor Emily Hobson & public school teacher Felicia Perez discuss their experiences and practical advice to help you incorporate LGBTQ History
68 minutes | Oct 2, 2018
The Experiences of Trans People – w/ Genny Beemyn
In a fascinating conversation with host Leila J. Rupp, historian and writer Genny Beemyn brings us inspiring—and surprising—stories of trans and gender nonconforming figures, from the Frontier West to the modern civil rights movement and beyond.
79 minutes | Sep 25, 2018
Incorporating LGBTQ History in your Classroom w/ Daniel Hurewitz
From the Gold Rush to the Cold War, Historian Daniel Hurewitz offers strategies for integrating LGBTQ History into your curriculum. He shares lesson examples from U.S. history and insights from educators already teaching queer history in their classrooms.
6 minutes | Sep 12, 2018
Welcome to Queer America
Queer America is an exploration of the history of sexual identity and gender identity in the United States. Leila Rupp and John D’Emilio host this new podcast from Teaching Tolerance – a resource to help educators integrate LGBTQ history into their curriculum
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