I would like some advice for an upcoming presentation I have to give on “heterosexism.” My health teacher (a very well meaning and respectable teacher, by the way), is teaching a unit she calls the “-isms,” as part of our overall stress unit. Other students are doing projects on religious intolerance, racism, sexism, agism, etc. As part of our presentation we must have a guest speaker, which in our case is a “married” lesbian woman.
I don’t want to be seen supporting anything other than what the Church teaches, but I don’t want to be rude or offensive either. Currently our plans for the presentation are rather generic, just focusing on statistics and how homosexuals are treated in general (hopefully not bringing up marriage). However I am very nervous about what our guest might say, although I know I have very little control over that. I am also worried that, if I have to defend my position, I might say something wrong and come off as offensive.
The presentation is set to be on Thursday.
Any suggestions would be helpful, prayers would be appreciated as well.