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.
This project addresses challenges for ESOL policy and practice of issues surrounding sexual diversity raised by the new legal climate created by the 2010 Equality Act. At a NATECLA
The Homophobia Project DVD is a 60 minute film which explores the lives of Janet and John; two Heterosexual young people growing up in a world where everyone else is Lesbian or Gay.
The new Families Together website is launched today!
The National Conference, ‘Invisible Boundaries’, took place on Wednesday 24th April 13. It received unprecedented interest in the conference and it was attended by over 100 people, with representation from the public sector, local authorities, voluntary sector, educational establishments and UCLan students and staff.
Birmingham LGBT Centre has published a document aimed as a guide for teachers and support staff.
The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) has launched its 2013 issue of the state-sponsored homophobia report, a world survey of laws on criminalisation, protection and recognition of same-sex love, from its newly opened office in Geneva.
CHE has launched a major resource via Wikipedia, the LGBT UK History Project.