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Research, guides, information and policies published by PPTA Te Wehengarua

Affirming diversity of sexualities and gender identities in the school community (2012) These Guidelines, which were endorsed by STA, are to assist Boards of Trustees and PPTA branches to consider how well their school deals with diversity of sexualities and gender identities. Within any school community, among the staff, the students, and the families/whanau of the students, it is certain that there will be some people who are not of the dominant heterosexual orientation.
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Homophobia (2012) There is nothing wrong with being straight. There’s everything wrong with being straight and narrow. The former is a sexuality: heterosexuality. The latter is prejudice: homophobia. Homophobia is the fear or loathing of homosexuality. Article discusses what homophobia is, and warns of the harassment and discrimination it can lead to.
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LGBTIQ+ Case Studies (2014) (May 2012) The following case studies are based on real events in New Zealand secondary schools. They can be used as a way for teachers to think through how well prepared their school is to deal with issues for LGBTIQ+ students.
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Some LGBTIQ+ Definitions (2012) The following definitions may be useful in schools as they work to make their
environment safe and welcoming for LGBTIQ+ students, staff and whanau.
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