Ugly Ducklings: A National Campaign to Reduce Bullying and Harrassment of LGBTQ Youth

Publish Date: 
2006
Media Type: 

The Ugly Duckling Campaign is the result of a partnership between award-winning playwright, Carolyn Gage and Hardy Girls Healthy Women. The Community Action Kit is designed to educate and inspire people to take action against the bullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. Scenes from the rehearsal and play are included the DVD along with interviews with 14 female actors, parents and local experts on gender issues.

The Ugly Ducklings Community Action Kit includes:

  • Documentary film
  • Discussion questions
  • Tips
  • Activities
  • Resources for creating safe, equal space for LGBTQ youth

Each section of the book includes discussion questions and activities/exercises that correspond with clips from the DVD.

 

The campaign can be used in combination with other prevention resources. Conducting the exercises from the resource book and viewing and discussing the documentary may be done over a period of nine weeks.

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