The faces of LGBT HM 2014 – Ethel Smyth

Valarie Morris, composer and founder of Sandscape Publications has published online a biography of Dame Ethel Smyth, one of the four ‘faces’ of LGBT History Month 2014. The site is a valuable resource for teachers considering celebrating HM next February, and are looking for ideas.

How natural is homosexuality?

The anti-human undertones of searching for gayness in nature.Craig Fairnington, writer and researcher, in an essay from Spiked-online.com

The Homophobia Project – DVD

The Homophobia Project DVD is a 60 minute film which explores the lives of Janet and John; two Heterosexual young people growing up in a world where everyone else is Lesbian or Gay.

Launch of the Navajo-UCL​an Sexuality Training Toolbox

The National Conference, ‘Invisible Boundaries’, took place on Wednesday 24th April 13. It received unprecedented interest in the conference and it was attended by over 100 people, with representation from the public sector, local authorities, voluntary sector, educational establishments and UCLan students and staff.

National LGBT Toolkit.pd​f

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

LGBT UK History Project

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

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