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The strategies in this guide encompass a variety of initiatives, from school policies and guidelines, to learning experiences that acknowledge, value, and respect the diversity that exists within the school community.

In this resource they have used terms including “LGBTIQA+”, “diverse sexualities and genders”, and “sex, gender, or sexuality diverse”. They acknowledge that not everyone will identify with these terms.

There are also many different cultural understandings and terms for sexuality and gender diversity such as “takatāpui”, “whakawāhine”, and “tangata iratāne” (Māori), “hirja” (Bengali), “fa’afafine” Samoan, and “fakaleiti” Tongan.

Publication date: 25 Sep 2017 Check out the guide here