Students learn about two millennia of LGBTQ history and reflect on how that history is represented in their textbooks and curricula.
Examine the historical context leading up to the creation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and understand how Eleanor Roosevelt became involved in the process.
Investigate Eleanor Roosevelt’s description of the differences between the way Americans and Soviets viewed personal freedoms and rights in this excerpt of her speech delivered at the Sorbonne.
Scholar Allida Black describes how former first lady and human rights activist Eleanor Roosevelt worked to develop the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Understand the gendered nature of colonization and genocide in Canada, with particular reference to the histories of Indigenous women, girls, Two-Spirited and transgendered people.
Learn more about how Eleanor Roosevelt developed and shared her position on basic human rights.
Delve into the testimonies and experiences of those who were part of the National Inquiry in Canada, both in the past and in the present, while maintaining the importance of intersectional and Indigenous-led storytelling in documenting genocide.