California’s largest school district will test out an LGBT-inclusive sex education course that will be taught at selected schools for children in the fourth through sixth grades this year. The Los Angeles Daily News reports that the Los Angeles Unified School District will begin offering sex education lessons for students as young as 9 years old that will include lessons from a course titled “Puberty: The Wonder

Years,” which is authored by Michigan-based health educator Wendy Sellers. Sellers told Los Angeles’ second-largest daily newspaper that her course is inclusive of LGBT identities. The Los Angeles Daily News reports that the course “doesn’t assume traditional gender roles in describing relationships.” Sellers explained that while the course doesn’t have lessons that define same-sex relationships, it integrates examples of same-sex couples into lessons. READ MORE