WARNING This video that is played alongside this resource contains two swear words (in one line, around the 3 minute mark). Please use with certain KS4 classes and/ or edit the recording.
John Grant: Glacier “I wish I had heard somebody talking about the fact, you know, being gay didn’t make me less of a human being than other people. It takes a very long time to undo a lot of damage.” - John Grant
John Grant: Glacier • John Grant is an American singer songwriter. • His songs often appear in films and his record “Pale Green Ghosts” was considered one of the best albums released last year by critics. • He often writes songs about being gay and HIV positive.
Watch carefully: • As you watch the video, listen carefully to the lyrics. Do you find them inspiring in any way? • BUT don’t close your eyes! Make a list of all of the moments of LGBT History you spot. • Here are some to get you started: LGBT people in WW2, The Wizard of Oz, Stonewall, Harvey Milk, The Holocaust, the repeal of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”, gay marriage….