Sankofa – why Britain celebrates Black History Month 24 September 2013 – 4 January 2014. Sankofa is the African Adinkra symbol meaning the wisdom of learning from the past to build the future.
Shout Out’s one hour interactive sessions build understanding for people who are struggling with their sexuality, foster support amongst friends and classmates, and encourage a supportive and welcoming school environment for LGBTQ students.
Cathie Dickens saw a change the first time she took her granddaughter Harriette shopping for a dress. “It just broke my heart to see her put it on and look at herself in the mirror,” Dickens said. “She’s so much happier, being allowed to be who she is.” Harriette Cunningham says she always knew she was a girl, even if she was born with a boy’s body. The Comox transgender girl transitioned last September and took the name Harriette in …
The independent Steering Group’s report of the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) review and Government response
This report reviews the equality requirements placed on public bodies when carrying out their day-to-day work.
The Secretary of State for Education, the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP has published the new national curriculum.
Valarie Morris, composer and founder of Sandscape Publications has published online a biography of Dame Ethel Smyth, one of the four ‘faces’ of LGBT History Month 2014. The site is a valuable resource for teachers considering celebrating HM next February, and are looking for ideas.
The anti-human undertones of searching for gayness in nature.Craig Fairnington, writer and researcher, in an essay from Spiked-online.com
Young people who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual are twice as likely to have smoked than their heterosexual peers, according to new research published in BMJ Open. Lesbian and gay young people were also more likely to drink alcohol frequently and more hazardously.
Though he was chief strategist for King’s march, Rustin was kept in the background as some organizers considered him a liability. He died in 1987, and is sometimes forgotten in civil rights history
The Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) is a key feature of the Equality Act 2010. The purpose and effectiveness of the duty are being questioned by the coalition government. This article was written by Professor Simonetta Manfredi and Kate Clayton-Hathway and appeared first on the Oxford Human Rights Hub.