GENDER • SEXUALITY • SCHOOL

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Tara’s podcast Gender. Sexuality. School. features interviews with established and emerging researchers working in the area of gender, sexuality and schooling. The podcast can be seen as a digital literature review of cutting-edge research on issues of gender and sexuality at school.

Season -1 (0-9)

(2018-2019)

Gender. Sexuality. School.

S1 – EPISODE 0 – TRAILER – WELCOME TO GENDER. SEXUALITY. SCHOOL.
Goldstein, Tara and Audarson Gudmundson, Helgi. (Producers). (2018, October 17).

Welcome to Gender. Sexuality. School.

S1 – EPISODE 1 – LIVING IN THE NEW GENDER CULTURE
Goldstein, Tara and Audarson Gudmundson, Helgi. (Producers). (2018, October 17).
​Tara interviews Lee Airton from Queen’s University about their new book Gender Your Guide: What to Say, What to Know and What to Do in the New Gender Culture.

S1 – EPISODE 2 – QUEERING CURRICULUM THROUGH MUSIC

Goldstein, Tara and Audarson Gudmundson, Helgi. (Producers). (2018, November 1).

Tara interviews musician and research team member Kate Reid about her research on queering high school curriculum through music.

S1 – EPISODE 3 – TEACHING ABOUT GENDER IN MIDDLE SCHOOL
Goldstein, Tara and Audarson Gudmundson, Helgi. (Producers). (2018, December 1).
Tara interviews the team behind the documentary film Gender is Like an Ocean about their work on teaching middle school students about gender with the novel Beautiful Music for Ugly Children written by Kirstin Cronn-Mills in 2012.

S1 – EPISODE 4 – ​TEACHING GENDER AND SEXUALITY AT SCHOOL: LETTERS TO TEACHERS
Goldstein, Tara and Audarson Gudmundson, Helgi. (Producers). (2019, January 1).
Tara shares one of the letters from her new book Teaching Gender and Sexuality at School: Letters to Teachers.

​S1 – EPISODE 5 – WHAT PARENTS WANT
Goldstein, Tara and Audarson Gudmundson, Helgi (Producers). (2019, February 1).
Tara talks to colleagues Tania Ferfolja and Jackie Ullman about their Australian research about parents’ views on gender and sexuality education.

S1 – EPISODE 6 – QUEER IS MY FAMILY
Goldstein, Tara and Friesen, Doug (Producers). (2019, March 6).
Tara talks to team member Pam Baer about her applied theatre research with young people living in LGBTQ families.

S1 – EPISODE 7 – QUEER SONGS AND SONGWRITING
Goldstein, Tara and Friesen, Doug (Producers). (2019, April 1).
Tara talks to LGBTQ Families Speak Out team member Kate Reid about the music she composed for the project’s verbatim theatre piece Out at School.

S1 – EPISODE 8 – QUEER VISUAL STORYTELLING
Goldstein, Tara and Friesen, Doug (Producers). (2019, May 1).
Tara talks to LGBTQ Families Speak Out team member benjamin lee hicks about the illustrations they composed for the project’s verbatim theatre piece Out at School.
Images referenced: (c) 2019 benjamin lee hicks

S1 – EPISODE 9 – QUEERING SEX EDUCATION
Goldstein, Tara and Friesen, Doug (Producers). (2019, June 1).
Tara talks to LGBTQ Families Speak Out team member Yasmin Owis​ about her research on ways to queer sex education so that it represents the lives of LGBTQ students.

Season -2 (1-7)
(2019-2020)

Gender. Sexuality. School.

S2 – EPISODE 1 – CREATING QUEER AND TRANS CULTURAL SPACES AT SCHOOL
Goldstein, Tara and Friesen, Doug (Producers). (2019, Oct 1). ​
Tara talks to j wallace skelton about j’s work with OISE’s teacher discussion group Queer and Trans Space and the discussions teachers are having about implementing the 2019 sex ed curriculum in their classrooms.

S2 – EPISODE 2 – QUEER STUDIES IN EDUCATION AND CULTURE (QSEC)
Goldstein, Tara and Friesen, Doug (Producers). (2019, Nov 1).
Tara talks to Lee Airton about their work with QSEC, a Special Interest Group within the Canadian Society for the Study of Education.

S2 – EPISODE 3 – THE RESPECT, INCLUSION, SAFETY, EQUITY (RISE) HUB
Goldstein, Tara and Friesen, Doug (Producers). (2019, Dec 1).
Tara talks to Catherine Taylor and Christopher Campbell about the RISE hub for LGBTQ-inclusive education research at the University of Winnipeg.

S2 – EPISODE 4 – TEACHING GENDER DIVERSITY: TEACHER-TESTED LESSON PLANS
Goldstein, Tara and Friesen, Doug (Producers). (2020, Jan 6).
Tara talks to Lee Airton about the book they are co-editing with Susan W. Woolley called How to teach about gender diversity: Teacher-tested lesson plans for K-12 classrooms.

S2 – EPISODE 5 – THE INTERSECTIONS OF QUEER AND CRITICAL RACE THEORIES
Goldstein, Tara and Friesen, Doug (Producers). (2020, Feb 13).
Tara talks to PhD students Yasmin Owis and Lindsay Cavanagh about their Independent Reading and Research course on the intersections of queer and critical race theories.

S2 – EPISODE 6 – SUPPORTING TRANS AND GENDER CREATIVE STUDENTS AT SCHOOL
Goldstein, Tara and Friesen, Doug (Producers). (2020, Mar 2).
Tara talks to Master of Teaching students Bree McKenney and Emma Smith from the Ontario Institute for Studies who have completed research projects on the topic of supporting trans and gender creative students at school.

S2 – EPISODE 7 – NAVIGATING SEXUALITY AND GENDER IDENTITIES AS A STUDENT TEACHER
Goldstein, Tara and Friesen, Doug (Producers). (2020, April 1).
Tara talks to Master of Teaching students Kris Orr and Braden Kenny, who is also a member of the LGBTQ Families research team, who have completed research projects on the topic of navigating sexuality and gender identities as a student teacher.

Season -3 (1-4)
(2020-2021)

Gender. Sexuality. School.

S3 – EPISODE 1 – RACE, GENDER AND EARLY EDUCATION
Goldstein, Tara and Friesen, Doug (Producers). (2021, Jan 1).
Tara talks to Professor Harper Keenan from the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia about two recent research projects: Building Blocks: Race, Gender and Early Education project and Drag Pedagogy.

S3 – EPISODE 2 – EDUCATIONAL TRAJECTORIES OF BLACK QUEER YOUTH
Goldstein, Tara and Friesen, Doug (Producers). (2021, Feb 1).
Tara talks to Professor Lance McCready from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education about his ongoing research on the educational trajectories of Black Queer Youth.

S3 – EPISODE 3 – LGBTQ ISSUES IN THE JAMAICAN MEDIA
Goldstein, Tara and Friesen, Doug (Producers). (2021, Mar 1).
Tara talks to Professor Andrew Campbell from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education and Queen’s University about his ongoing research on LGBTQ issues in the Jamaican media.
S3 – EPISODE 4 – COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN LGBTQ RESEARCH
Goldstein, Tara and Friesen, Doug (Producers) (2021, Apr 1). [Audio podcast].
Tara talks to Glynnis Lieb, Executive Director of the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services at the Faculty of Education, University of Alberta. Episode 4 is the last episode of Season 3. Please join us when the podcast returns next fall.

Season -4 (1-6)
(2021-2022)

Gender. Sexuality. School.

S4 – EPISODE 1 – THE STREET BELONGS TO US
Goldstein, Tara and Friesen, Doug (Producers). (2021, Sept 1). ​ [Audio podcast].

Tara talks to Karleen Pendleton Jiménez, at the Faculty of Education, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.

S4 – EPISODE 2 – INTRODUCING GEGI.CA
Goldstein, Tara and Friesen, Doug (Producers). (2021, Sept 1). ​ [Audio podcast].

Tara talks to Lee Airton, the Lead Researcher behind an exciting new advocacy website on gender expression and gender identity: www.gegi.ca

S4 – EPISODE 3 – TEACHING GENDER AND SEXUALITY IN FRENCH LANGUAGE SCHOOLS
Goldstein, Tara and Friesen, Doug. (Producers). (2021, Dec 1) [Audio Podcast]

Tara talks to Camille Blanchard Séguin, Jared Boland, and Miriam Greenblatt about the challenges of creating gender neutral language practices in French and the activism of youth in French language schools around issues of gender and sexuality.

S 4 – EPISODE 4 – TEACHING GENDER AND SEXUALITY IN ENGLISH AS A SECOND/OTHER LANGUAGE EDUCATION
Goldstein, Tara and Friesen, Doug (Producers). (2022, Jan 15, 2022) [Audio podcast]

Tara talks to Tyson Seburn who has recently published a book for English Language teachers called How to Write Inclusive Materials. In the interview Tyson discusses what inclusive English language materials look like and what English language teachers and curriculum writers need to consider.

S 4 – EPISODE 5 – QUEERING AND TRANS-GRESSING CARE
Goldstein, Tara and Friesen, Doug (Producers). (2022, Feb 21, 2022) [Audio podcast]

Tara talks to Bishop Owis who has recently completed a doctoral thesis project called Queering and Trans-gressing Care: Towards of a Queer Ethic of Care in QTBIPOC Education. QTBIPOC is an acronym for Queer, Trans, Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, and in the interview Bishop discusses how QTBIPOC educators practice a queer ethic of care.

S 4 – EPISODE 6 – What Australian Parents Want
Goldstein, Tara and Friesen, Doug (Producers). (2022, May 19) [Audio podcast]

Tara talks to Professors Tania Ferfolja and Jackie Ullman who are completing research project called What Parents Want. The project explores parents needs and desires around gender and sexuality education in their children’s schools.

 

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