Homophobia, sexual orientation and schools: A review and implications for action

This document has been archived. There has been growing concern in recent years about bullying in general, and homophobic bullying in particular, and the effect these forms of discrimination have on the academic, emotional and physical well-being of children and young people at school. The review is quick to point out that teachers can also suffer from homophobia, with possible detrimental results to their careers. This review aims to answer the following main questions: what’s the extent and impact of …

ShoutOut School Workshops – Ireland

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.

‘As lesbians, we needed a guidebook on parenting’

When Hannah Latham was pregnant, she felt as if she and her partner Rowena were the only people in the world in their situation. So she started up a magazine to help other LGBT families feel less isolated – The Guardian 14.09.13

Launch of the Navajo-UCL​an Sexuality Training Toolbox

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.

The Equality Act 2010 and Public Duty (Powerpoint Presentation)

The Equality Act 2010 also introduced the Public Duty which applies to all schools state, academies and independent.

It is an exciting constructive piece of legislation which requires us all not only to stop discrimination when it occurs but educate OUT prejudice