Schools OUT UK has come out against the campaign slogan ‘Right behind gay Footballers’. The strapline is used on the literature for a campaign to make football safe for gay players and involves encouraging all the professional teams’ players to use rainbow laces over a weekend to show solidarity. It was launched by Paddy Power and Stonewall and has the support of the Gay Footballers Network. Football versus Homophobia, Pride Sport and Schools OUT UK however are concerned that the …
When Hannah Latham was pregnant, she felt as if she and her partner Rowena were the only people in the world in their situation. So she started up a magazine to help other LGBT families feel less isolated – The Guardian 14.09.13
Following David Cameron’s admission that sex education should be modernised to reflect the ‘dangers’ of the internet, Louisa Peacock and Emma Barnett outline the next stages for the Telegraph Wonder Women campaign that got the PM talking about this controversial topic in the first place.
A student in South Carolina, USA, has attempted suicide after a school teacher allegedly used anti-gay slurs against him, calling him “gay,” “gay boy,” “Mrs Pete,” and “Mrs Peters.”
As of last Saturday (24th August) there is a new page dedicated to Schools OUT UK on Facebook.
A federal judge today overruled the American evangelical minister’s request to dismiss an international lawsuit contending that Lively violated human rights by stoking the antigay climate in Uganda.
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Responses follow the disclosure that 40 schools had published policy statements echoing language of notorious legislation
From today’s Sunday Times: A 17-YEAR-OLD is to become the first openly gay head boy of a top British public school.
Will Emery, the son of a banker, was “overwhelmingly” voted in by more than 1,000 pupils and staff at Brighton College, where boarding fees start from £27,000 a year.
Today’s Guardian says “It’s time for the government to issue new guidance which makes plain to schools their responsibility to support its gay pupils”. And we might add, it’s LGBT teachers as well…