LGBTQ+ admission reception

Thursday, January 24th, 5:30pm-7:30pm
for parents who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community

Parents who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community are invited to meet LGBTQ+ identifying faculty, engage with members of Gordon’s leadership team, learn more about Gordon’s Rainbow Family Alliance, speak to participants in Gordon’s Middle School Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA), and discuss Gordon’s intentional, research based approach to gender safe schools, and gender and sexuality education.

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Gordon has a long standing commitment to the LGBTQ+ community, represented by:
 
Two social events per year specifically for LGBTQ+  families
 

Admission receptions for LGBTQ+ families

Recognition of the National Day of Silence in the Middle School, since 2006

A Gender and Sexuality Alliance in Middle School, meeting weekly since fall 2015

Two faculty members who serve as liaisons to Gordon's LGBTQ+ community
 
Representation by Middle School students at the annual Boston conference of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, since 2015
 
Sponsorship for Youth Pride, Inc., COLAGE RI, Options Magazine and the Transgender Day of Remembrance

A Gordon graduate presented about LGBTQ+ literature at the fall 2017 GLSEN conference, in partnership with Gordon faculty more

Faculty regularly consult with peer schools and professional organizations on topics in gender and sexuality

The Joukowsky Family Library includes a rich collection of LGBTQ-positive literature and resources, with titles appropriate for every age