TED Conversations

Jerry Yang

TEDCRED 500+

This conversation is closed. Start a new conversation
or join one »

Should education systems begin providing LGBT education for their students?

Teen LGBT role model Jacob Rudolph came out at an acting awards ceremony on January 23, 2013. On his CNN interview with Don Lemon, Rudolph says he's thinking about proposing a new bill for LGBT education in the education system in Texas. What do you think about this bill?

+1
Share:

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.

  • thumb
    Feb 4 2013: What would be the curricular goals, and who would set them? If acceptance of people regardless of anything is the goal, then certainly all groups should be included. If the goal is to single out something about LGBT folks, then it's a bad idea. I agree with previous posters who argue for unifying rather than separating.

    Also, I'm not sure how it would fit into our sex ed. curriculum which focuses on growth, pregnancy, and disease.

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.