Sue Sanders, Clare Balding and Martina Navratilova discussed the Schools Out mantra of usualising and actualising LGBT lives in the classroom and on the curriculum at St James Theatre on June 23rd
On 23 April in the House of Commons, Kate Green, MP for Stretford and Urmston, asked the Secretary of State for Education what residual duties local authorities retain in relation to ensuring academy schools comply with the provisions of the Equality Act 2010 and the public sector equality duty in relation to addressing homophobic bullying. Edward Timpson, Under Secretary of State for Children and Families, replied: “…Under the Equality Act 2010, local authorities have a duty not to discriminate when …
Two officers from Northamptonshire Police have featured in a video as part of the global campaign to end homophobic hate and reduce suicide among young gay people.
Paul Patrick, co-founder of LGBT History Month, died five years ago on the 22nd of May.
John McGregor Secondary School is taking steps to help prevent discrimination against students for simply having a different sexual orientation.
Jewish LGBT-rights group Keshet UK have made a considerable symbolic move by having the “Some people are gay. Get over it” campaign poster translated into Hebrew and hung at a Jewish school in London.
In a significant move towards gender equality and countering recent accusations of sexism, high street store Boots is to no longer categorise toys for boys or girls.
82.6% of Birmingham students understand that the word ‘gay’ used in the wrong context is offensive
After 19 years, she was axed by Catholic school because her partner’s name appeared in her mother’s obituary (USA)
This report makes for grim reading and shows how homophobia is still part and parcel of school and college sport. – Frances O’Grady