How being LGBT inclusive makes school a happier place for everyone
Jen is a primary school teacher from the North West of England. In this blog she discusses her school’s approach to LGBT inclusion and the positive impact it had on the school as a whole. I work in a...
Teachers in England need more support on LGBT-inclusive education
Every child and young person deserves an education that sets them up for life, reflects the diversity of our world, and affirms that they are valid and deserving of respect. From this school year,...
New research: bi people less likely to be 'out'
Only one in five bi people (20 per cent) are out to all their family compared to three in five gay men and lesbians (63 per cent) Two in five bi people (42 per cent) hide or disguise their sexual...
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!
The journey to becoming an LGBT inclusive school
I teach in a large secondary academy in Derbyshire. As a safeguarding lead, I receive a high volume of concerns from staff and parents about our students. This can involve anything from feeling low...
Time to celebrate #RSEDay
Today, all of us at Stonewall are celebrating RSE Day. If you haven’t heard of it before, that’s OK! RSE Day was created two years ago by Nottingham City Council and now, with the support of the Sex...
Four young LGBT activists you should know about
Some lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) people are hit harder by the COVID-19 pandemic. The global crisis has worsened the difficult situation for many LGBT people. From Hungary to Uganda, Poland to...
New research: LGBT young people 'shut out' of education and employment
First-of-its-kind research uncovers what life is like for LGBT young people not in education, employment or training Bullying at school, discrimination in the workplace and lack of home support can...
How we are tackling a legacy of LGBT discrimination in schools
The introduction of Section 28 in 1988 had a profound impact on the approach schools and colleges took to LGBT inclusion in the UK. This law made it illegal for schools and colleges to ‘promote...
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...