Using ‘Gay’ the Right Way


This booklet is all about using the word gay in the right way. It contains 10 tips for young people on how to get people to use gay in the right way and stop using it as a slur. It also contains information to take to your teachers to get them to become a Stonewall Champion School.


The way this document is formatted does make it hard to read, but the information is important. It contains amazing tips for young people to get other people to stop using gay as a slur and start using gay the right way.

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