JBG? – HOMOPHOBIA, BIPHOBIA AND TRANSPHOBIA IN SPORT SURVEY.

Violence, Harassment and repression of LGBT+ people still exists globally. Annually on May17th, IDAHOBIT- International Day Against Homophobia Biphobia and Transphobia is a co-ordinated International grass roots community date to raise awareness around LGBT+ visibility and inclusion, alongside encouraging society to take action against homophobia, biphobia and transphobia. For this year’s IDAHOBIT theme of ‘Breaking […]

Celebrate IDAHOBIT in 3 Easy Steps

Every May 17, our global community comes together to draw the attention of the world to the realities of people with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and sex characteristics. It is a day to call out human rights violations that we keep facing every day, but also a moment of global pride and […]

Schools OUT UK Statement regarding recent evidence given by minister Liz Truss MP to the Women and Equalities Select Committee.

The Women and Equalities Minister Liz Truss gave evidence on the 22nd of April before the Women and Equalities select committee to set out her priorities in this role.  While stating that the UK has had a positive record of supporting LGBT rights, she then went on to make several statements regarding the rights of […]

Lesbian Visibility – We See You: The Proud Trust

Over the weekend, we saw much social media activity around Lesbian Visibility Day, marked each year on 26 April. As a society, as we move towards gender neutralised language, i.e. the word “gay” to mean any person that experiences same-gender attraction, we run the risk of losing sight of women and their experiences. Hence positive […]

Winning the argument on inclusive RSE – Zoom Event with LGBT+ Labour

LGBT+ Labour are excited to announce that we will be hosting online events during the lockdown period, starting from next week. On Wednesday we are hosting a panel discussion on how to support schools and local government as we approach the roll-out of LGBT+ inclusive relationships and sex education (RSE). The speakers will also discuss […]

Working Together For A Proud Future: Can You Help? A Message from Sally Carr MBE, Operational Director, The Proud Trust

This past week, I have had the most joyful reminder of the support and love in our community. I am staggered by the number of folk coming forward with such enthusiasm to apply for our mentoring programme. I am immensely grateful, and I am proud that folk trust us with their valuable time. If you […]

To all the LGBT+ children and young people. We see you and we hear you.

To all the LGBT+ children and young people. We see you and we hear you.  As LGBT+ youth organisations from across the UK and Ireland, we are raising our (metaphorical) rainbow flags in solidarity with you,  and commitment to being here for you. As LGBT+ youth organisations we are reaching out to welcome you in […]

Resilience case study – The Proud Trust: Business as (Un)usual

We recognise the position The Proud Trust has as England’s largest LGBT+ youth charity. Funding is always an issue for us, as it is for all in our sector. However, we do have capacity and resource to support others and we are mindful of how we can use our position to work collaboratively with other […]

Northern Ireland: LGBT+ Training for all Derry Schools

Free LGBT+ Training for all Derry Schools Free Derry Museum 7th March We at Schools OUT UK, through our project OUTing the Past, together with several partners in Northern Ireland, helped put together the first exhibition of Northern Ireland of LGBT + history. It was launched at the Museum of Free Derry who saw the […]