A Resources special: Equality – Still out of sight and out of mind

Schools must tackle homophobic bullying as forcefully as they do other forms of discrimination, says Elizabeth Bridges*

For anyone who works in a school, bullying is an unfortunate reality. From comments about weight to remarks about ethnicity or disability, pupils – and some teachers – can be cruel and thoughtless.

CyberMentors

CyberMentors is the first online peer mentoring support network site that has helped over 1.5 million young people. CyberMentors runs 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The site uses social networking technology with a therapeutic framework, meaning CyberMentors is a fun, accessible and very safe place for young people to reach out for support

LGBT Youth Scotland

LGBT Youth Scotland is the largest youth and community-based organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Scotland.

LGBT Jigsaw

LGBT Jigsaw is a one-stop-shop for young lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people across London who are homeless or having trouble at home.

The Albert Kennedy Trust

To ensure that all lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans young people are able to live in accepting, supportive and caring homes, by providing a range of services to meet the individual needs of those who would otherwise be homeless or living in a hostile environment.

GALOP

Galop has provided over 25 years of advice, support, research and lobbying around the issues of LGBT policing. Reflecting back on this history proves an inspiration in how far the gay communities (and the police) have come since the early days of intimidation and fear.

Press For Change

This site aims to be a newspaper, library and resource centre rolled into one. Nowhere else in the world will you find such a comprehensive collection of information about the trans rights campaign, and details about the legal, medical, political and social issues surrounding the people it represents.