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…
A six-year-old boy in the USA has found a creative way to explain and usualise trans people
Tel Aviv’s Meir Park is to be the site of Israel’s first monument recognizing the gay victims of Nazi Germany
According to Alice Hoyle, SRE advisory teacher, parent and writer, the number of schools with problematic SRE guidelines and policies runs into 100s rather than tens. Following the discovery that many academies – and some LEA schools – still operate policies that hark back to Section 28 and refer to it being unacceptable to “promote” homosexuality, Alice has entered the fray. First, she says, the DfE guidance itself states that policies should say schools “must not promote sexual orientation.” She …