Gender Diversity, Inclusive Education and Back to School with BATs

BATs General Manager Marla Kilfoyle previews the 4th Annual Back to School with BATs Conference, scheduled for Seattle, WA, July 22-23. Lisa Keating, founder of My Purple Umbrella, a community organization that advocates for LGBTQ youth, shares the work she will present to the conference as well as related resources.

Segment begins at 9:20 —

Visit conference website for more on Back to School with BATs and Restorative Justice event. See also second segment of June 22 show “Equity Teams,…”


In addition to My Purple Umbrella itself and BATs programming, some resources shared by Lisa Keating:
Gender Diversity
Gender Spectrum
TransActive Gender Center
Welcoming Schools

image borrowed from

The Education Town Hall with Thomas Byrd
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After years of weekly broadcasts, the program now focuses one show each month on local issues and one on “the BUS,” organized by BadAss Teachers, United Opt Out, and SOS March.

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