S1, E3: Allison Zionts - “I get to be the teacher I wanted when I was young”

S1, E3: Allison Zionts - “I get to be the teacher I wanted when I was young”

By Adam & Jo

Pride & Progress

Friday, 9 April

This week we are speaking with the brilliant Allison Zionts (she/her). We discuss disrupting heteronormativity and creating safe spaces in school, as well as Allison’s experiences as a bisexual teacher and running her schools LGBT+ club, called the Rainbow Club. In this episode Allison draws on her experience as a teacher, as well as her PhD research into LGBT+ safe spaces, to discuss heteronormativity and bisexual erasure. Allison also shares some brilliant advice for teachers trying to make their educational spaces more safe and inclusive for LGBT+ people.  We love to hear your feedback, so please rate and review this episode. You can get in touch on Twitter @PrideProgress, and with Allison @GetUpandTeach.  Thanks for listening!
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