This week, adults wrapped up in protesting the Sexual Orientation Gender Identity (SOGI 123) policy held rallies in Vancouver, Victoria, and Abbotsford. Teachers’ organizations, queer rights groups, and progressive politicians counterrallied. However, amid the noise and media coverage, we risk leaving important voices out of the conversation: those of youths themselves. This policy affects them most; it’s time we stopped to listen.
Students in British Columbia have a lot to say as they claim their right to sex education.
This article was written by Ghada Dbouba, Avery Shannon, and Sarah Chown and originally posted on The Georgia Straight. Please click HERE to read the full article.