Sue and Andrew on BBC Radio London/ Sue on LBC Radio

(7th November) on the Vanessa Feltz radio programme SOUK co-chair Sue Sanders and Sean Dellenty, of Inclusion For All led a phone-in on the use of the word ‘gay’ in schools. This programme went further asking whether teachers should be ‘out’ at schools. Promotions Officer Andrew Dobbin also made a contribution.

Meet the UK teenagers forced from home for being gay

A charity says it’s seeing a growing number of under-25s asking for help after they’ve been made homeless due to their sexuality.

The Albert Kennedy Trust says there was such a demand they set up two temporary crisis centres in London and Manchester.

The Rose Company – Lady Jane Lumley’s ‘Iphigenia’

The Rose Company was established in 2013 out of the love of classic and historical performance texts and a belief in gender justice. This first production represents their commitment to bringing historical texts to contemporary life.

Radio 4 – Nobody’s N-Word

Radio 4 – black poet Dean Atta explores how, in 2013 the ‘N’ Word still arouses strong emotions. He talks to other black artists inluding Steven K Amos and Reginald D Hunter.

Football Vs Homophobia Conference

The Football v Homophobia Campaign announced today that it will be joined by FARE, Europe’s anti-discrimination campaign for football, to deliver a football conference for fans on tackling homophobia and transphobia in football. The conference is being held in Manchester, UK on 17 August 2013.

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Birmingham LGBT Centre has published a document aimed as a guide for teachers and support 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