~ News Archive Pre 2012~

Yale University – gay faculty less comfortable than closeted peers

According to a new Yale-led study, openly gay professors are less comfortable in their work environments across the country than their closeted peers.


The Network – tackling social exclusion …

The Network – tackling social exclusion … a network of people working in libraries, museums, archives and cultural and heritage organisations, who are working to tackle social exclusion and to promote social justice.


LGBT History Month Competitio​n: Ur Own Vision

LGBT History Month Competitio​n: Ur Own Vision – February is LGBT History Month – here is your chance to get all young people involved in a creative and fun way.


Shock report shows homophobia affects 2 in 3 Aussie youth

Shock report shows homophobiaaffects 2 in 3 Aussie youth – A worrying new Australian study suggests that over 60 percent of LGBTI young people have experienced homophobic or transphobic violence.


Schools E-book Competition: design an early reader book

We have the rules finalised for our E-book competition. We’re asking schools around the country to design an early reader e-book that usualises LGBT people as well as others in the Equality Act’s list of protected characteristics. The competition is being run in conjunction with teaching union the ATL. Closing date 15th September 2014.


Schools Film Competition – Out And Inspirational

Schools Film Competition – Out And Inspirational. We have the rules finalised for our film competition. We’re asking schools around the country to make a short film about a British LGBT rights campaigner, plus the life of inspirational US campaigner Harvey Milk. The film is being run in conjunction with The Harvey Milk Foundation. Closing date 20th July 2014.


London: Lecturer who compared gay teachers to the Ku Klux Klan sacked from college

A lecturer at an east London college who compared gay teachers to the Ku Klux Klan and admitted that he loathed Sir Elton John for his “over-burdensome gayism” has been sacked.


Newham College crisis: Principal steps down as ITV News exposes homophobia

The Principal at Newham College has stepped down after ITV News exposed homophobia within senior management. Last Wednesday ITV broadcast a secret recording of academic Dr Mark Wallcot comparing gay teachers to members of the Ku Klux Klan.


NUT LGBT Conference 2013: Bigotry divides, collective action unites

Martin Powell-Davies – member of the NUT National Executive, writes about last Saturday’s LGBT Conference in London: Bigotry divides, collective action unites.


LGBTHM2014 Launched!

Another huge success, the day was hosted by the magnificent University of Birmingham, with children’s workshops in the morning and a extremely entertaining and moving two-hour show in the evening, hilariously introduced by comedien Brbara Nice.


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