Topics: gender stereotypes and roles, diversity.
Annabella Jones decides that today she will be a proper little lady and sets off to play in her very best dress! But the Proper Little Lady runs into all sorts of adventures - climbing trees, even playing football and arrives home looking a little less proper.
Age: 3+ years.
Learning resources mapped to Australian Curriculum. Includes: videos about the human body, viruses, bacteria.
Australian standards of care and treatment guidelines for transgender and gender diverse children and adolecents
Australian Standards of Care and Treatment Guidelines aiming to maximise quality care given to trans and gender diverse children and adolescents across Australia.
7min TV news video from 10 Play, The Project (PG). 21 Feb 2021. An online petition has revealed the extent of alleged sexual assault playing out in Australia's schools.
This paper provides an overview of survey findings and discusses the key results within the context of international literature on early childhood, gender and development, and parenting.
Gender Spectrum helps to create gender sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and teens.
Check out the Get the Facts 'Laugh and Learn' series of videos on the Get the Facts website. Designed to make young people laugh while they learn about puberty, condoms, BBVs and keeping safe in sexual situations.
'Girls Like That' explores the pressures caused by technology when a schoolgirls naked photograph goes viral.
'Banana Boys' is about the challenge of being on the school football team and being secretly gay.
'Holloway Jones' is a about with growing up with a parent in prison.
'Pronoun' is about two childhood sweethearts dealing with the fact that one of them, Isabella, has come out as transgender.
Paper by the Commissioner for Children and Young People on gender and sexual diversity.
Professor Jessica Ringrose submission of evidence for Youth Select Committee 2017: Inquiry into body image
Key findings around sexualisation, gender, sexuality and body image drawn from international research and over a decade of international research. UK, 2017.
A free three stage education program for high school students. Each stage offers a term of scaffolded lessons that builds upon the previous stage. Topics include: gender stereotypes and expectations, respectful relationship qualities, non-consensual image sharing, decision making frameworks, communication techniques, sexual consent and sexual assault, help seeking and critical analysis.
A WA Department of Health booklet for teenagers addressing friends and relationships, sex and pregnancy.
A university program created by Deakin University preparing pre-service teachers to teach sexuality education.
This UK resource is aimed at educating young people about the vulva (the outside part of the female reproductive system that is often misnamed ‘vagina’). The booklet uses illustrations to normalise the wide range of ‘normal’ when it comes to the appearance of the vulva. It also details the changes which happen during puberty that are often not described.
A WA Department of Health booklet developed to support parents to initiate regular and relaxed conversations with their children about relationships and sexuality. Age and stage appropriate information for parents with children birth to teens. First published 2011, updated in 2019.
The Freedom Centre supports young people (under 26), families and communities to be healthy, happy and informed about diverse sexuality, sex and gender. They host drop in spaces and peer support for young people who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex, Queer and Questioning.
A teaching resource from the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, exploring relationships, sexual consent, equity and sexual and reproductive health.
Age appropriate answers to all of the tough questions children ask parents about sex. Set out in ages 3 - 14.
Age: Parents and teachers of 3 to 14 year olds
Topics: emotional literacy, friendships, bullying, stereotypes, gender, families.
A funny and touching story of a duckling who embraces his identity. Elmer is not like the other boy ducklings. While they like to build forts, he loves to bake cakes. While they like to play baseball, he wants to put on the halftime show. Elmer is a great big sissy. But when his father is wounded by a hunter’s shot, Elmer proves that the biggest sissy can also be the greatest hero.
Age: 5 to 8 years.
Top 20 tips for talking to kids about relationships and sexuality and the top 10 reasons why we must talk soon and often. An A4 flyer that outlines the tips included in the Talk soon. Talk often book on page 10-11 and 76-77.