This Prevalence of Homophobia survey was born out of the experiences of one secondary classroom teacher who was the subject of repeated physical and verbal abuse over a number of years.
This survey is then the product of a lot of hard work by a large number of people over a number of years together the thousands of classroom teachers who took time from their impossible workloads to complete the questionnaire all of whom I congratulate and offer my sincere thanks. Continue reading
Secondary school teacher Daniel Gray has always kept his sexuality to himself at work. But to mark LGBT History Month, the 32-year-old from Brighton made the nerve-wracking decision to come out to more than 1,000 students. He tells his story to the BBC’s Jennifer Scott. Continue reading
SCOTLAND’S Children’s Commissioner has called for an end to homophobia in Scottish schools, insisting it is “time to tackle the discrimination of our LGBTI+ communities” in education. Continue reading
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to put LGBT history on the school curriculum and protect gay bars from property developers, as he launches his LGBT manifesto. Mr Corbyn is re-running for the party leadership amid a challenge from MP … Continue reading
These posters were produced by Kit Heyam of York LGBT History Month in response to requests from schools in York for resources to help make LGBT history visible in the curriculum. Continue reading
The ‘Wrexham Schools Transgender Guidance’ was released last year as part of the local trans youth support project. It is based on and uses parts of the Brighton and Hove/allsorts youth project guidance. It has been altered to make a better fit for wales with the input of various North Wales LGBT organisations including Wipe Out Transphobia and Viva LGBT youth. This document was recommended by the Welsh Government to be taken up by schools across Wales in their recent ‘Transgender Action Plan’. Continue reading
TranzWiki attempts to be a comprehensive directory of the groups campaigning for, supporting or assisting trans and gender non-conforming individuals, including those who are non-binary and non-gender, as well as their families across the UK. Continue reading
Pride directed by Matthew Warchus has been selected to close Directors’ Fortnight at the 2014 International Cannes Film Festival on 23rd May.
Set in the summer of 1984, a group of LGBT activists decides to raise money to support the families of the striking NUM. But the Union seems embarrassed to receive their support.. Previous British films that have premiered in Directors’ Fortnight include Billy Elliot and East Is East. Continue reading
Are you putting on a show, concert or exhibition for LGBTHM? Or simply looking to support a local event this February? Then take a look at our national Events Calendar! Continue reading
FREE concert to celebrating LGBT History Month: Friday 7th February 2014
Morley College, London – 61 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7HT
The concert is FREE but does require tickets to be reserved Continue reading