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Speaking Engagments within the Peel District School Board

In the past two weeks, my journey into the lives and communities of others has been quite powerful. Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking to a Staff of roughly 35 middle school educators about Defying Gay Gravity, the process that led to the book being written, the need for powerful resources that address […]

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50 Copies Donated to Facing History and Ourselves Organization

As a commitment to identity work, A Good Day Press has donated 50 copies of “Defying Gay Gravity” to the organization. Participants in the piloted Canadian History seminar each received a copy. The work that we do to help people understand that each of us is on our own journey but that historical events really draw […]

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PETL: LGBTQ Workshop for Members

PETL: LGBTQ Workshop for Members

In May, Greg Kentris and Emily Hastings-Speck partner to deliver a workshop on LGBTQ realities. Exploring various themes that both students and staff face in our schools (& in life in general) will help set the stage for the workshop they plan to deliver!

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Elementary Teacher’s of Toronto (ETT): Workshop on LGBTQI Realities

Elementary Teacher’s of Toronto’s (ETT) Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex committee is hosting a conference in April. We will be showcasing Defying Gay Gravity through a workshop entitled: IN/Visibility: Our Multifaceted Selves. In the workshop we will be: Deconstructing barriers that exist to being out/visible at school: as a student, teacher, or staff member. What does an out-positive space look like […]

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“Creating Spaces” – An ETFOVoice Feature Article

Whether or not you’re an elementary teacher who is kept up-to-date with what’s happening in classrooms across the province of Ontario (thanks to ETFOVoice), or you’ve just happened upon our page to learn more about what we do, below is a both a link to the full-version of the magazine as well as our most […]

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Educator’s Guide Now Available (for FREE!)

The long-awaited, well crafted guided, the one that is teeming with rich questions just waiting to be used inside your classroom communities, is now live! After over a year’s worth of planning sessions and one final educator’s soirée with professionals from different school boards who reviewed the guide… it is now available for FREE here […]

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Grade 10 Careers Class, Guest Speaker – Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board

Traveled to Waterdown District High School to speak to a group of Grade 10 students about the challenges of being an out gay teacher in the GTA and a writer. Expressed to students how writing is a mere extension of my role as a teacher, as it helps me to share an important perspective with […]

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1st Anniversary Message from Author of Defying Gay Gravity

Happy Anniversary, people! Woot, woot! Can you believe, in less than a year (books having been mailed out mid-July), we have gotten over 620 books into the hands of people that can use it to make a difference? Blessed doesn’t even begin to describe this feeling. So naturally, we couldn’t let today pass without acknowledging your […]

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ETFO Reviews DGG – 5 Hearts

ETFO book reviewer, Heather Beveridge reviewed Defying Gay Gravity for the Summer Ed. of ETFO’s VOICE magazine. Click here for the review!

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Dare to Stand Out Conference – Halton District School Board

Currenlty, we’re gearing up for the exciting opportunity to host a writing workshop with students in Grades 7 to 12. Author, Greg Kentris, has the honour of delivering a closing key note address to staff and students out in the Halton District School Board later this month in the hopes of inspiring the youth of […]

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