LGBT History Month Resources

LGBT History Month, which begins on 1 February, aims to promote tolerance and raise awareness of the prejudices faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. TES’ LGBT collection offers support and guidance to primary and secondary schools in challenging homophobic bullying and celebrating diversity. All our resources have been shared by TES partners to help teachers.

NUT Prevalence of Homophobia Survey

Homophobia in our schools has been described as ‘epidemic’, the ‘last bastion of the bully’ and ‘the elephant in the room’. Following the Teacher Support Network/Times Education Supplement survey of teachers in 2006 and the Stonewall School report on 2007, the NUT Prevalence of Homophobia Survey began in 2008 in Oldham and further surveys have since rolled out across the North of England.

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

The Journey Man

Assemblies, performances and workshops from internationally travelled storyteller – The Journey Man

Don’t Fence Me In

‘Don’t Fence Me In’ is a hard hitting, interactive performance piece that encourages the audience to take responsibility for their language choices.

OUTLOUD

Over 3000 Manchester secondary school pupils have seen the Exceeding Expectations play – OUTLOUD – which tells the stories of local young peoples’ experiences of homophobia, and the effects of homophobic bullying in the city’s schools.

WOMANKIND Sexual Bullying in UK Schools

The sexual bullying campaign is part of the WOMANKIND ‘Challenging Violence, Changing Lives’ programme. We work with young people and teachers to identify sexual bullying in the school environment, define it in the school policies, raise awareness across the school and work on preventative strategies to stop it.

Equality: LGB and Trans people

In the last hundred years and more there has been so much discrimination, of so many different kinds, against LGB and Trans people—and there’s been so much reform in the last six years, not all of it fully or accurately reported