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Teachers in Ontario, Canada to Receive Mandatory LGBT Diversity Training

Queer activist Davina Hader is working with MPP Glen Murray on developing a new curriculum for student teachers.(Andrea Houston)

 New teachers in Ontario, Canada will “soon graduate from college with an improved understanding of gender and sexuality,” Xtra! reports. In 2013, teachers will be required to “complete two years of training instead of one” with an “increased focus on equity and diversity…as a way for new teachers to better understand the gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans community.” Catholic and secular teachers will receive the inclusive education. MORE

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