Trans educators


Bartolome, S. J. (2016). Melanie’s story: A narrative account of a transgender music educator’s journey. Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, 207-208, 25-47.

Francis, D. (2014). ‘You must be thinking what a lesbian man teacher is doing in a nice place like Dipane Letsie school?’: Enacting, negotiating and reproducing dominant understandings of gender in a rural school in the free state, South Africa. Gender and Education, 26(5), 539-552.

Harris, A., & Jones, T. (2014). Trans teacher experiences and the failure of visibility. In A. Harris & E. M. Gray (Eds.), Queer teachers, identity and performativity (pp. 11-28). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

McCarthy, L. (2003). Wearing my identity: A transgender teacher in the classroom. Equity & Excellence in Education, 36(2), 170-183.

Murray, O. J. (2015). Queer inclusion in teacher education: Bridging theory, research, and practice. New York: Routledge.

Platero, R. (L.), & Drager, E. H. (2015). Two trans* teachers in Madrid: Interrogating trans*formative pedagogies. TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly, 2(3), 447-463.

Suriyasarn, B. (2016). Discrimination and marginalization of LGBT workers in Thailand. In T. Köllen (Ed.), Sexual orientation and transgender issues in organizations: Global perspectives on LGBT workforce diversity (pp. 197-215). Cham: Springer.

Wells, K. (2017). Transgender teachers: The personal, pedagogical, and political. Journal of Homosexuality.


Policies and guidance

Australian Education Union. (2015). Sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex policy. Melbourne: AEU

GIRES. (2017). Transition of a teacher in school: Summary of the law and good practice

National Union of Teachers. (2016). Transgender discrimination: Guidance for members in England and Wales.

National Union of Teachers. (2016). Transgender harassment: Guidance for members in England and Wales.


Websites and networks

Rainbow Teaching. Supporting transgender trainee teachers: information for PGCE providers

Trans/Nonbinary Educators Network