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Steven Solomon Lecture
November 13, 2013 @ 12:15 pm - November 14, 2013 @ 1:00 pm
Diverse Gender Expression & Gender Independent Children
A short film and discussion facilitated by
For the past couple of years the staff and students at an alternative school in Toronto have organized a week dedicated to celebrating and exploring gender with students from kindergarten to grade 6. The video features students and staff talking about gender, gender roles and other related topics
When: November 13 & 14
Where: FIFSW – 246 Bloor Street West
Student Lounge (room 320)
Time: 12:15 – 1:00 pm
Steven Solomon, MSW, RSW, is a doctoral candidate at the FIFSW. His research explores the use and receipt of homophobic and sexist language among middle school students. For 16 years Steven’s practice with the Human Sexuality Program of the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) focused on interventions for LGBT and Gender Independent students and their families. Steven is the author of “Homophobia: Deal with it and turn prejudice into pride”, an interactive activity book for students in grades 4 through 7.
Sponsored by the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, Social Justice and Diversity specialization and the Social Justice Committee