Radio 4 – black poet Dean Atta explores how, in 2013 the ‘N’ Word still arouses strong emotions. He talks to other black artists inluding Steven K Amos and Reginald D Hunter.
Kai (undergraduate student, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama) discusses Changing records; Informing peers; Housing problems and Mentoring.
The 2013 Black History Month events programme is out now! Talks, tours, trips, films and more throughout October
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