Rodney Wilson in conversation with Sue Sanders

The latest video on the LGBT+ History Month YouTube channel features Professor Sue Sanders, our Chair, in conversation with Rodney Wilson. Rodney is the Missouri teacher who created LGBT+ History Month in the USA, back in 1994. This piece on Rodney is from UMSL Daily, in 2015 Rodney Wilson was a graduate student at the […]

Queer Britain – ‘Open Letters’ Campaign

I wanted to reach out on behalf of Queer Britain, a charity working to create the UK’s first national LGBTQ+ museum.  Throughout history, the experiences of LGBTQ+ people have often been erased, overlooked or marginalised, leaving a gap in our national story. To change this and ensure that future generations can see themselves represented in history, Queer […]

Competition – Design the LGBT+ History Month Badge for 2022

Every year since its launch in 2004, LGBT+ History Month raises vital funds for its work to make schools safe and inclusive for everyone through the sale of its iconic annual badge. Each year the design is distinctive, linking to the year’s National Curriculum theme. Until now the design has been created by university design […]

Pride In Education 2: Back To School – 3rd October 2020

The Pride in Education 2 online conference is coming very soon. This time focusing, as requested, on practical resources for educators in LGBT+ issues: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/…/pride-in-education-back… Book now to avoid disappointment. Saturday 3rd October, 9.45am -1.30pm Panelists and presenters based in the UK the USA, Spain, South Africa, Ireland and Norway. 9.30 Welcome Professor Sue Sanders , […]

Educate OUT Racism – 11th September 2020 Online

This a not to be missed event – amazing speakers and a chance to look at resources. Book now and gain access to a recording if you miss the live event! All delegates will be able to download a free antiracist tool kit. Let’s make a positive difference and Educate OUT racismhttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/educating-out-racism-tickets-114748473774 2pm Welcome 2 […]

Teens Resisting Gender Norms Do Best At GCSE

(The Guardian 31.07.2020) By Will Hazell (Education Correspondent) Teenagers who resist traditional gender stereotypes appear to do better at GCSEs, researchers from Cambridge University have said. They examined the English and Maths results of almost 600 600 GCSE candidates at four schools in England and found, on average, girls out-performed boys, matching a general pattern […]

Comic Relief and UK Pride

Jay Stewart – Gendered Intelligence Lady Phyll Opoku-Gyimah – Black Pride Sue Sanders – Schools OUT UK Glynn Fussell – Sink The Pink took part in a Zoom conference along with Louka, a representative of Comic Relief, to learn more about LGBT+ issues and to consider various questions about LGBT+ Pride in the UK, given […]

“Have Pride: An inspirational history of the LGBTQ+ movement” By Stella Caldwell

I don’t believe this book will ever find a place on my bookshelf. It has already been passed to family who have plans to pass it to friends and with hope, this book’s message will spread. Have Pride is a whistle stop tour through the highs and lows of LGBTQ+ history. Thankfully, today many LGBTQ+ […]

UPDATED 22nd June – Schools OUT UK: #PrideInEducation2020

Schools OUT UK, the education charity working towards equality in education for LGBTQ+ people,  today announces #PrideInEducation, the first-ever global equality inclusion conference aimed at educators, teachers, publishers and anyone looking to make education more inclusive.  This one-day event will take place online on 27th June 2020 and draw together 25 international speakers across six webinars […]