The newest episode of an LGBTQ instructional YouTube collection for teenagers tackles the well timed, however important, concern of faculty security.
Lindsay Amer’s “Queer Kid Stuff” breaks down LGBTQ themes, experiences and concepts in methods which can be accessible and enjoyable for youngsters. Earlier installments have explored coming out, gender expression and drag culture.
“With scary issues taking place within the information, your grown-ups might need talked to you at residence, or your lecturers would possibly’ve talked to you in school. It’s essential to have needed to do new security drills in school,” Amer tells her co-host, Teddy, within the video. “It’s OK to really feel scared. Your grown-ups and lecturers are scared, too. You’re not alone in feeling scared.”
Amer instructed HuffPost that she needed to deal with faculty security in response to the Feb. 14 school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 lifeless.
“Horrible information like this immediately impacts youngsters and their faculties, and I needed to make one thing for the adults who don’t have the phrases to speak to their youngsters about all of it,” she mentioned. “It’s not simple to have these conversations, so I hope we might help.”
Take a look at Amer’s newest video above and head here for previous episodes of “Queer Child Stuff.”