Liverpool Includes Gender and Sexual Orientation in Its List of Banned Sledging Terms

By Phil Thornton in The Independent. There has been much media amusement at Liverpool FC’s directive for fans to cease shouting expressions such as ‘Man Up!’ ‘Don’t play like a girl’ and ‘That’s gay.’ The ‘Political-Correctness-Gone Mad’ brigade have predictably gone er, ‘mad’ (itself an offensive word), yet such expressions are surely out of kilter with […]

Welcome to IDAHO

Today is International Day against Homophobia (IDAHO) and the theme is “Combatting homophobia and transphobia in education and through education”. With that in mind Schools OUT is doing loads of stuff to celebrate. Today co – chair Sue Sanders is running a pilot enrichment course with PGCE students at Manchester Metropolitan University to enable students to […]