For Youth

Student presentations are customizable and flexible in focus to meet your students where they’re at.

Join us for a fun, informative, and engaging presentation which will uplift 2SLGTBQIA+ stories through film, education and dialogue.

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Presentation Themes

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

This SOGI 101 presentation is a perfect introduction for your students to language, terminology and allyship through action.  A 75-90 minute presentation with our trained facilitators opens up the conversation and provides students with access to meaningful representation and a safer space to ask all the awkward questions without judgement. This presentation is typically geared towards younger students (Grades 4-8).

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Beyond SOGI 101

Beyond SOGI 101 asks participants to step into questioning and curiosity to analyze media representation and take a deeper look at 2SLGBTQIA+ lived realities through film and dialogue. Our trained facilitators support empathy building and allyship through safer space discussions and critical media analysis. This presentation is typically geared towards older students (grade 8-12) and GSA groups.

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Indigenous Perspectives

Beyond language and terminology, this workshop explores concepts of Two Spirit and Indigiqueer identities situated in the larger conversation of colonial impacts on concepts of gender and sexuality. Bridging the gap between TRC Calls to Action in education and SOGI education initiatives, this 2-3 hour workshop asks participants to engage in the deeper conversation of situating themselves in understanding the ongoing impacts of colonization in relation to gender, sexuality, community and culture. This presentation is typically geared towards older students (grade 9-12) and is perfect for Social Justice and Indigenous Studies curriculum.

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GSA events

Looking for youth engagement through your GSA? Contact us to learn more about how we can support connection and opportunity for youth through custom GSA sessions with Out In Schools facilitators.

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  • Engaging and impactful short films
  • Terminology and concepts
  • Impacts of homophobia, transphobia and other forms of discrimination and how they intersect
  • 2SLGBTQIA+ history and current events
  • Creating, supporting and sustaining inclusive environments
  • How to step up as an ally
  • Curriculum tools and resources

Adults, Educators, Administrators and Staff workshops: $1200
We also offer group rates and subsidies to accommodate your budget.

Student presentations: $600
Sliding scale, no one turned away for lack of funds

If cost is a barrier, please indicate this when submitting the booking form. Presentation fees help to cover part of the costs for artist and distributer fees, facilitator fees, travel and other incidentals. Out In Schools is a non-profit initiative, which relies on donations to keep our fee structure low and the program going.

While we can always be flexible with the lengths of our workshops, they are multi-faceted and require the time to do well. We typically tailor them to your unique learning objectives in a 75-90 minute session.

Our presentations are tailored to meet your needs; we can support with language, terminology, and support students in understanding the importance of allyship with takeaways of how to turn knowledge into action. Our presentations are geared to uplift 2SLGBTQIA+ representation through film, education and dialogue. We understand that many folks are coming from different places of knowledge and experience; our skilled facilitators can support the process of bridging the gap with your students. 

Yes. Until further notice, Out In Schools is being delivered digitally over Zoom. Participants can “zoom in” from personal devices, or teachers can “zoom” us in to their classrooms!

We can present to groups of all sizes, however our digital max is 90 participants in a Zoom room.

Upon request, we can deliver a Keynote address ranging in the 45 min-60 min length.

At this time, we are taking precautions and presenting digitally. We hope to be back on the road as soon as it’s safe to be!