Ugandan Activist: Don't Blame the Victorians; Blame the New Evangelists

Gay Ugandan activist Frank Mugisha has a message for the western world: it’s not the British Empire and Colonial rule that’s to blame for the current of homophobia sweeping the nation; it’s modern US Evangelism. Writing in the Guardian, he fears for his safety when he returns to his native land – especially following the […]

Hitzlsperger Praises Daley, Amaechi, Thomas and Rodgers: 'It's about Visibility'

updated 21st January 2014:
Hitzlsperger Praises Daley, Amaechi, Thomas and Rodgers: ‘It’s about Visibility’ – Gay ex-footballer Thomas Hitzlsperger confirmed the need for visible LGBT role models in his ‘coming out’ interview with the Guardian newspaper.

Sue Sanders No 54 in The World Pride Power List

Schools OUT and LGBT History Month Co-Chair Sue Sanders has won a place in one of the nation’s most prestigious and authoritative LGBT heroes lists. The World Pride Power List, published by The Guardian and Square Peg Media, awarded Sue 54th place with the words: “Sanders has fought oppression in the public and third sectors […]

Gay Bletchley MP Supports Turing Pardon Bill

Iain Stewart, MP for Milton Keynes South, which includes Bletchley, co-supported the Bill calling for a posthumous pardon for the maths and computing genius Alan Turing. The gay Tory MP, who recently launched a debate in the Commons about homophobic bullying in schools, is among 3 MPs supporting Lord Sharkey’s bill, introduced on the 25th […]

Guardian Publishes Schools OUT Teaching Pack

The Guardian’s Teacher Network now publishes and contains links to Schools OUT materials. Among its Teacher Resources, you will find  the Schools OUT Teaching Pack Creating Safer Spaces published in full, plus links to the new Schools OUT Classroom and all the resources therein. To go to the page and read the Teaching Pack, go here. To […]