DEI Teaching

Sexual Orientation

August 25, 2019

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine’s Resource Library

The STFM’s Resource Library provides different activities in multiple formats and on various topics (hint: enter key terms such as ‘racism’ or ‘LGBTQ’ in the search field in the top right of the page and refine from there)

American Academy of Family Physicians LGBTQ Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents

Check out AAFP’s LGBTQ curriculum guidelines here.

August 16, 2019

Power, Privilege, & Difference Activities

Check out these in-class activities from the University of Texas-Austin.

Activities for Change

Check out Training for Change’s ‘energizers and games’ and ‘teamwork’ tool boxes for in-class activity ideas.

Interactive Activities to Explore Difference

This booklet from Stockton University provides additional ideas for in-class activities.

Guide to Discussing Identity, Power, and Privilege

From the University of Southern California, this guide includes activities to use in class with students.

Sample Activities & Templates for Exploring Privilege, Power, and Oppression

From the University of Michigan, these sample in-class activities will help students explore privilege, power, and oppression

Teaching Tolerance

Teaching Tolerance is a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center and provides a wealth of resources related to teaching social justice and anti-bias, including lesson plans and opportunities for professional development online and in person. The site is geared towards K-12, but many of the resources are applicable to higher education as well.


This video series hosted by Paola Ramos explores the experiences of the LGBTQ Latinx community.

August 13, 2019

Book Lists

Check out these various book lists: Mahogany Books & Very Smart Brothas Book Club includes a reading list of Black authors and opportunities to engage in monthly book discussions So you want to be woke: a reading guide for White people from Book Riot, the largest independent editorial book site in North America 24 books…

August 12, 2019

The Genderbread Person v4

This infographic by Sam Killermann is a basic start to understanding the difference between gender identity, gender expression, biological/anatomical sex, and sexual & romantic attraction.

It’s Pronounced Metrosexual

Sam Killermann is an artist, author, and award-winning activist who focuses on themes of gender, sexuality, and global justice. All of his resources are free to use, learn more at his website It’s Pronounced Metrosexual here.

Privilege Lists

Sam Killermann provides lists of common privileges that many of us have (male, middle/upper class, Christian, straight, & cisgender privilege). The lists are not meant to promote shame, rather to provide an opportunity to reflect on the many aspects of daily life that we may take for granted or are completely unaware that others may…


“BFFs Kathy Tu and Tobin Low are super queer, super fun and ready to take over your podcast feed. Join them for provocative stories and frank conversations about the LGBTQ experience today.” Listen here.

Throwing Shade

“Each episode of this podcast, hosts Bryan Safi and Erin Gibson discuss two hot topics — one about gay culture, one about women’s issues — and infuse it with enough acidic comedy to make you pull over in traffic and immediately call your local congressperson.”

August 6, 2019

Culture/news Podcasts

Check out these culture/news podcasts hosted by folks from various marginalized communities: 2 Dope Queens “Join Phoebe Robinson Jessica Williams, along with their favorite comedians, for stories about sex, romance, race, hair journeys, living in New York, and Billy Joel…” It’s Been a Minute with Sam Sanders “A recap of the week’s news, culture and…