LGBTQ Primary Sources

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Researched and annotated by Wendy Rouse, PhD in collaboration with the California History-Social Science Project, this collection of primary sources are designed for use in the K-12 classroom. Each set includes context, focus questions, further readings, and a plethora of primary sources to help teachers infuse their curriculum with LGBTQ voices.


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