What Parents Want 2022

Tania Ferfolja,  Jackie Ullman, Tara Goldstein

What Parents Want is a verbatim theatre script, co-written with Australian colleagues Tania Ferfolja and Jackie Ullman. The script features the voices of parents of gender and sexuality diverse young people describing what they would like teachers and principals to do to ensure their children are expected, welcomed and successful at school.

The script is based on interviews with parents undertaken as part of Tania and Jackie’s The Gender and Sexuality Diversity in Schools Project which examined parents’ views on inclusive gender and sexuality education for K-12 public school students.

Information about the research study and its findings is available HERE
The verbatim script What Parents Want is available as part of the package of professional resources package Tania and Jackie have created HERE

To hear Tania and Jackie talk about their project, listen to their interview on Tara’s podcast Gender. Sexuality. School. Season 4, Episode 6 HERE


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