Jul 23, 2019
When LGBT children’s literature was first introduced, two moms or two dads were represented as being the typical LGBT family, doing traditional family-style activities. The family dynamic has changed significantly over time, and today’s LBGT family might look quite differently: single moms, single dads, aunts, and uncles raising kids, grandparents, adopted and foster families are all widely seen now. Most data available to youth is in middle school and high school, and any inclusive idea is if you introduce the concept of the various family dynamics early on when children get to those later grades, it’s no big deal. Just a family. Their family! Amanda and Vickie chat with special guest Wendy Evans, concerning a project very close to her heart. Please listen in!
Wendy Evans is the Inclusion Director at A Child’s Place in Costa Mesa, an early childcare center. Wendy’s passion project is bringing more representation of LGBT children’s literature and LGBT 101 Training to early childhood centers. She is the liaison between the LGBT Center in Orange County and the Orange County Association for the Education of Young Children.
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Trans Pride 2019 - July 27th from11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Downtown Santa Ana at The Center on Fourth
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