A teaching programme for all primary year groups using a selection of recommended children’s books (full list in Appendix A), to promote diversity and challenge homophobia.
The paucity of LGBT teaching resources and materials for adults in Further Education, especially for ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages) could hinder the development of a more inclusive curriculum offer.
This blog offers some ready made , easy to download lesson plans and teaching resources along with links to useful organisations and research.
“Listen to me – this isn’t just a phase”, is just one of the pieces of advice for adults from young LGBT people in the North West, identified in a new report. The research, led by LGBT Youth North West and supported by BBC Children in Need, found that the majority of young lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in the North West felt adults were failing to support them with regard to issues around identity and mental health.
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