Our Young Campaigner of the Year on the importance of LGBT-inclusive education
This week, teenagers across the UK, including myself, will head back to the classroom as the new school year begins. While lots of young people will be looking forward to going back to school and...
10 ways to step up as an ally to non-binary people
Today is International Non-binary People’s Day, which aims to celebrate the wide range of people worldwide who identify as non-binary. But do you know what it means to be non-binary? And do you know how you can better support non-binary people? Here are some ideas!
Historic announcement on LGBT inclusion in England’s schools
Today we celebrate a great step forwards for LGBT inclusion in England’s schools. We’re delighted the regulations for teaching Relationships Education and Relationships and Sex Education in England’s...
Commons debate brings us one step closer to LGBT-inclusive teaching
Over the last few weeks – and particularly in recent days – we’ve seen lots of debates in the news and online about whether children should be taught about LGBT families, people and relationships in...
Inclusive schools and LGBT education is vital
Anyone on Twitter or Facebook knows that conversations, especially of late, can quickly descend into fights. Opposition and aggression are the terms of engagement, consensus is no longer the goal...
Faith and LGBT inclusion
Faith is an important part of many LGBT people’s lives, including my own. But this idea that keeps being perpetuated that LGBT people cannot possibly belong within faith communities has been deeply...
What to watch out for in 2019
As we catch our breath after a very hectic 2018, we’ve dusted off our crystal ball and asked some of the wisest voices in Stonewall what they are on the lookout for as we head in the uncharted waters...
Remembering Jamel Myles
This blog contains distressing content. Last Thursday Jamel Myles took his own life in his family home in Colorado. He was nine years old. It had only been four days since he started in the fourth...
Creating a trans-inclusive school environment - response to Transgender Trend
For many trans young people school life is tough. More than half experience bullying, while more than two in five trans pupils have attempted to take their own life. The majority feel they have no...
Why LGBT-inclusive relationships and sex education matters
Today the Government launched a public consultation on what relationships and sex education should look like in England’s schools. While that might not be the first thing on your Christmas list, it’s...