Why Kids Need to Learn About Gender and Sexuality

United Nations International Youth Day is August 12, 2019. This year’s theme highlights efforts to make education more inclusive and accessible for all youth, including efforts by youth themselves.

Watch Lindsay Amer, founder and CEO of Queer Kid Studios, a multi-media production company making queer-focused intersectional all-ages media, talk about the importance of creating opportunities for kids to learn about gender and sexuality.

Achieving Together aims to cultivate a stigma-free climate of appreciation and inclusion, much like the one Lindsay talks about. Read more about how Achieving Together partners envision taking action.

What can YOU do now?

As Linsdsay says at the end of their talk, “So, talk to a kid about gender. Talk to a kid about sexuality. Teach them about consent. Tell them it is OK for boys to wear dresses and for girls to speak up. Let’s spread radical queer joy.”

How will you spread radical queer joy today?

Community Engagement: An Overview of the Achieving Together Movement

The Achieving Together movement is writing a new story about HIV in Texas. This story involves collective imagining of how to create systems that allow all people to thrive. It’s a story of connection and support. It’s about people and organizations working together to create stigma-free environments that will allow everyone access to the services they need to reach their health and wellness goals.

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