“we understood that my loved ones are queer, but ‘lesbian’ felt like a dirty word in school.” An intergenerational Q&A about LGBTQ+ training in education

“we understood that my loved ones are queer, but ‘lesbian’ felt like a dirty word in school.” An intergenerational Q&A about LGBTQ+ training in education

An intergenerational Q&A about LGBTQ+ education in schools.

Claire Dowie and Rachel Watkeys-Dowie include a mama and child who both decide as queer. Claire is 64, spent my youth in Birmingham making a lifetime career in playwriting, stand-up funny and gratification. Rachel is 28, was raised in London and really works as a TV manufacturer and stand-up comedian.

Within all of our comprehensive knowledge strategy, we wished to understand what class got like for LGBTQ+ folks from various generations. We build a Q&A between Rachel and Claire to learn exactly how much – or just how little – got altered whenever it stumbled on understanding LGBTQ+ identities and problems at school, 35 years apart.

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