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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 (2017) (23 May 2017) This document provides guidance about making schools a safer and more inclusive place for students of diverse sexualities and gender identities. It outlines not only the school’s legal and ethical obligations, but also provides practical advice on how affirming diversity can be achieved.
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May 23, 2017 23/05/17
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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December 19, 2016 19/12/16
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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December 19, 2016 19/12/16
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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December 19, 2016 19/12/16

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