Teachers and youth workers will have the chance to benefit from a range of resources and ideas absolutely free at the LGBT History Month Launch on November the 18th at the Museum of St John, Clerkenwell. As well as the evening event, there are two afternoon workshops which will benefit people who work with children […]
FREE concert to celebrating LGBT History Month: Friday 7th February 2014
Morley College, London – 61 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7HT
Educate OUT Prejudice at Morley College: All learners should be free to learn in an environment where they and staff feel comfortable about sexual orientation and gender identities. Unfortunately this is not always the case. This project will offer practical solutions to support the inclusion of LGB and/or T themes into the adult ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages) curriculum.
The concert is FREE but does require tickets to be reserved (see article)
Schools OUT UK Pink Promotion – Press Release: 10 Years since Section 28: Promote Pink Against Prejudice. Schools Out is running a ‘Pink Promotion’ to commemorate the 10 year anniversary since the repeal of Section 28 by urging everyone, particularly those involved in education, to wear pink on the 18th November 2013.Schools Out has chosen the colour pink for the 10 year anniversary as pink is associated with diversity and the LGBT community since it was reclaimed from its use to identify homosexual men under Nazi Germany. Pink therefore also embodies opposition to Section 28.
IoS Pink List 2013 – Elly Barnes, Tony Fenwick and Sue Sanders all feature.
According to the Independent on Sunday today: “When the first Pink List was published in 2000, it was essentially a list of 50 influential people who were brave enough to be “out”. This year we received more than 1,300 nominations and had to reduce thousands of potential contenders to just 101. The judges decided that a Pink List contender can no longer simply be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender and famous. They need to make a difference.”
“It is two years since I wrote about the LGBT celebration at Stoke Newington School”, writes schools governor Henry Stewart. “A lot has happened since then and that event seems a long time ago. Ofsted inspected the school’s work on homophobia and LGBT equality, pronounced it Outstanding and now promotes the school’s work in its best practice […]
Arsenal FC is to show homophobia/transphobia is not welcome by hosting the London schools’ LGBT sports tournament and showcase. The club have pledged their support for LGBT History month by putting rainbow lights around the pitch with a statement; ‘Arsenal for everyone supporting LGBT History Month.’ They have also advertised the Football V homophobia campaign […]
All of Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic participants were honoured in the Independent on Sunday’s Pink List, with Olympic gold medal-winning boxer, Nicola Adams coming first and Paralympic presenter Clare Balding second. Professional campaigner and activist Peter Tatchell deservedly came in at number 3 LGBT History Month patrons Gareth Thomas came in at 19, Christine Burns at 42, Angela Eagle […]