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Perspective | Tar Heel Teachers at Home: Supporting LGBTQIA+ youth in North Carolina

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Tar Heel Teachers at Home is a weekly interview series focused on engaging North Carolinians in conversations about education. Each week, a panel of educators interview a guest(s).

In this special conversation, Marlow Artis is joined by advocates to discuss the support and resources that are available to LGBTQIA+ youth in North Carolina.

The panel:

  • Rebby Kern (They/Them) –  Director of Education Policy for Equality NC. 
  • Shelly O’Rourke (She/Her) – Executive Director of the Frank Harr Foundation (at time of panel discussion. O’Rourke has since left that position.)
  • Roy Philbrick (He/Him) – Youth OUTright Board Member.
  • Craig White (He/Him or They/Them) – Supportive Schools Director for the Campaign for Southern Equality.
Marlow Artis

Marlow Artis is the Creator and Chief Content Purveyor for Tar Heel Teachers, which encompasses a website, an educational panel talk show, a videocast: Tar Heel Teachers at Home, and an educational travel series: Tar Heel Teachers on the Road. In addition to moderating and executive producing these media platforms, he happily served for five years as a sixth grade English/Language Arts teacher.