SOGI 123

Protesters and counter-protestors shared their polarizing views on the contentious SOGI 123 curriculum at the B.C. Legislature in 2018. (Keri Coles/Black Press file)

What really is the SOGI 123 resource in British Columbia schools?

Q&A on the LGBTQ anti-bullying program with ARC Foundation’s national program manager

 

Isabella Oberst being filmed for Youtube video, ‘We need change’ by Students’ Voice. (Students’ Voice)

Chilliwack students shoot video to counter ‘homophobia, bigotry’ of school board election

‘We’ve joined together to make a change for the better in our community,’ says Students’ Voice member

 

School District 71 office

Vancouver Island school board trustee candidate distributing anti-SOGI material

A candidate for one of Courtenay’s two School District 71 trustee positions…

 

Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside and partners in provincial K-12 education issued a statement on Sept. 16, 2022 in support of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) policy. (Black Press Media file photo)

B.C. Education Minister and partners in K-12 education issue statement in support of SOGI

Statement on inclusive policy comes 1 day before election campaign to elect school board trustees

Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside and partners in provincial K-12 education issued a statement on Sept. 16, 2022 in support of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) policy. (Black Press Media file photo)
Rev. Michelle Slater of the Oak Bay United Church. (News files)

Victoria pastor goes public in support of SOGI

Leader of Oak Bay United Church says Christianity shouldn’t be dominant culture

Rev. Michelle Slater of the Oak Bay United Church. (News files)
LGBTQ activists, allies in Victoria counter anti-SOGI protest with rally of their own

LGBTQ activists, allies in Victoria counter anti-SOGI protest with rally of their own

Lower Mainland activists plan to protest SOGI on legislature lawn, Sept. 29

LGBTQ activists, allies in Victoria counter anti-SOGI protest with rally of their own
Jenn Smith addresses the crowd at a public talk in Richmond in this undated handout. Photo contributed

Lower Mainland activists to hold anti-SOGI rally at B.C. legislature

Online resource designed to incorporate diversity is a ‘totalitarian assault on the minds of our children,’ activists say

Jenn Smith addresses the crowd at a public talk in Richmond in this undated handout. Photo contributed
LGBTQ allies and supporters of Sexual Orientation Gender Identity resources that school B.C. districts are using to promote inclusion stand on the legislature lawn with a group of SOGI protesters.                                Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

LGBTQ advocates turn Victoria SOGI protest into dance party

Counter-protest outnumbers anti-SOGI activists on lawn of B.C. legislature

LGBTQ allies and supporters of Sexual Orientation Gender Identity resources that school B.C. districts are using to promote inclusion stand on the legislature lawn with a group of SOGI protesters.                                Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS
SOGI is a set of resources to support the B.C. and Alberta curriculum in teaching students about diversity in age-appropriate ways. It aims to help educators make schools inclusive and safe for students of all sexual orientations and gender identities. (File photo)

Greater Victoria Teachers’ Association joins counter-protest

GVTA released statement of support for LGBTQ in response to upcoming protest

SOGI is a set of resources to support the B.C. and Alberta curriculum in teaching students about diversity in age-appropriate ways. It aims to help educators make schools inclusive and safe for students of all sexual orientations and gender identities. (File photo)