Safe to Learn: Embedding Anti-Bullying Work in Schools – Preventing and Responding to Homophobic Bullying in Schools

This guidance provides school governors, heads, teachers and other staff with information about how to prevent and respond to homophobic bullying. It is intended to be read in conjunction with the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) resources on bullying and behaviour, particularly Safe to Learn, and is to be used against the backdrop of a school’s existing policies.



Legislation and DfEE Guidance on Tackling Homophobia in schools

This briefing has been Discussed with the Department for Education and Employment and checked by them for factual accuracy.

Permission is given for it to be reproduced for non-commercial circulation.



Reducing health inequalities for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people – briefings for health and social care staff

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people experience a number of health inequalities which are often unrecognised in health and social care settings. These briefings are intended to show that LGBT people can be younger, older, bisexual, lesbians, gay men, trans, from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities and disabled, and to dispel assumptions that they form a homogeneous group.



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