Still time to enter! View this email in your browser The 2014 LGBT Youth North West Pink Box Competition comes to you in the form of a musical contest! Ur Own Vision A real opportunity for young people to share their own vision of what life is life for LGBT youth in 2014. Marking International Day Against Homophobia, this event will take place at Knotty Ash Youth and Community Centre on Friday 16 May 2014 6.30 – 9.00pm This promises to be quite …
Patterflash! is a literary variety show, combining the best traditions of live literature with all the energy and verve of queer performance.
Survey of NUT Members who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual – The LGB survey covers issues such as:Being ‘out’ at work, Challenging homophobic behaviour in your school/college, Barriers faced in your teaching career due to homophobia
Exploration of equality and diversity in the ESOL classroom – Laila El-Metoui presents an online session on the subject from Morley College, London
UPDATED 23.02.14: How Can English Language Teachers bring LGBT issues into the classroom?
Understanding gender diversity: sex and gender are not the same thing – The Guardian’s proposed new guidelines when writing about transgender people
Proud London is a weekly LGBTQ+ youth group and safe space for 16-25 year olds who live in London whether out or not.
Research Papers: 1. “Anti-Gay Prejudice and All-Cause Mortality Among Heterosexuals in the United States” by Mark L. Hatzenbuehler, PhD, Anna Bellatorre, MA, and Peter Muennig, MD, MPH, 2. “Protective School Climates and Reduced Risk for Suicide Ideation in Sexual Minority Youths” by Mark L. Hatzenbuehler, PhD, Michelle Birkett, PhD, Aimee Van Wagenen, PhD, and Ilan H. Meyer, PhD
John Vincent’s book is a useful and pretty comprehensive look at what happed in the UK in both the law and culture on LGBT people and issues since 1950.
Ruth Simister, Masters Student in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology is currently conducting research about the workplace experiences of gay, bisexual, trans and queer men in the teaching profession for a Masters Degree project.
This document has been archived. There has been growing concern in recent years about bullying in general, and homophobic bullying in particular, and the effect these forms of discrimination have on the academic, emotional and physical well-being of children and young people at school. The review is quick to point out that teachers can also suffer from homophobia, with possible detrimental results to their careers. This review aims to answer the following main questions: what’s the extent and impact of …