The ‘Wrexham Schools Transgender Guidance’ was released last year as part of the local trans youth support project. It is based on and uses parts of the Brighton and Hove/allsorts youth project guidance. It has been altered to make a better fit for wales with the input of various North Wales LGBT organisations including Wipe Out Transphobia and Viva LGBT youth. This document was recommended by the Welsh Government to be taken up by schools across Wales in their recent ‘Transgender Action Plan’. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
Patterflash! is a literary variety show, combining the best traditions of live literature with all the energy and verve of queer performance. Continue reading
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
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. Continue reading
2013 is the 25th anniversary of the arrival of the reviled censorship law Section 28, and the 10th anniversary of its repeal. As part of our commemorations we have created a bank of resources covering the 15 year period that Section 28 was in place.
New Good practice guidelines for the assessment and treatment of adults with gender dysphoria, published by The Royal College of Psychiatrists, are now available from the NHS
As part of her website, Mandy barrow has included a calendar section, listing various noteable dates throughout the year – including LGBT History Month and World AIDS Day.
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. Continue reading