Boots Removes Gender Signs For Toys

In a significant move towards gender equality and countering recent accusations of sexism, high street store Boots is to no longer categorise toys for boys or girls.

How to teach … LGBT history month

For LGBT history month, the Guardian Teacher Network has resources to help you look at the problems – and achievements – of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people

LGBT Youth NW Best Practice Guide

Practitioners from all over the UK who deliver LGBT Awareness and Education in schools got together in Lancaster Library last November to share their experience and knowledge.

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.

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 …

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