Schools Out Conference 2014

Next year’s Schools Out Conference will again be held in Manchester, on Saturday May 10th.

Queer Homes at the Geffrye Museum

Explore the meanings and practicalities of home-making for lesbians and gay men past and present at this fascinating roundtable discussion.

LGBT UK History Project

CHE has launched a major resource via Wikipedia, the LGBT UK History Project.

The Story Of Schools Out – Sue Sanders

VIDEO AND POWERPOINT RESOURCE…Sue Sanders succinctly and movingly describes the evolution of Schools Out, and why the work it does is still needed as much in 2013 as it was In 1974

Arsenal FC shows homophobia not welcome by hosting London schools LGBT sports tournament and showcase

Equality legislation, including the recent Westminster vote on marriage equality, should protect members of the LGBT community against discrimination and abuse.  But, a lack of LGBT role models in professional football means many young LGBT people who play the sport feel uncomfortable and hide their sexuality. It is important therefore that one of the Premier League’s top clubs, Arsenal, are hosting this year’s “Educate and Celebrate” London Schools LGBT sport tournament and showcase.  The club have pledged their support for …

Does coming out as gay or lesbian at the BBC harm your career?

Chantal Badjie, BBC Diversity Centre Last year the BBC’s cult business editor Robert Peston posted a blog  in which Colin (Lord) Browne, former CEO of BP, speaking at Arup’s staff LGBT network , claimed that the arts and media were much more tolerant of gay and lesbian workers than other working environments such as business and finance. Being openly gay was something Lord Browne never felt he could embrace, until he resigned from BP in 2007. But are the arts …

Spare Tyre Theatre

Spare Tyre is one of the UK’s leading participatory arts companies. We have over 30 years of experience of creating theatre with voiceless communities

‘To Be Straight with You’

Lloyd Newson of DV8 dance theatre company talks about their latest project, “To Be Straight With You”, which explores issues around culture, religion belief, and sexual identity.