Schools OUT UK Says: "Train the Teachers"

Schools OUT UK released a press release today demanding teachers be trained to deliver new inclusive Sex and Relationships (SRE) Curriculum. In response to The Department for Education’s consultation on the new plans, CEO Tony Fenwick wrote: “We expect a history teacher to have a degree in history and a science teacher to have a degree […]

London rally against Russia’s anti-gay Olympics – Urge Olympic sponsors to speak out against Russian homophobia

London rally against Russia’s anti-gay Olympics – Urge Olympic sponsors to speak out against Russian homophobia. Join the Sochi Winter Olympics protest:Wednesday 5 February, 6-7pm, Downing Street, Whitehall, London SW1A 2AA. Nearest tubes Charing Cross & Westminster… WEAR RED FOR LOVE!

New Zealand's X-Factor shows extent of homophobia on social media

From wild card leading contestant Scott Fletcher-Mills to judge Daniel Bedingfield, X-Factor participants know the extent of homophobic abuse in New Zealand. Not that they are confronted with it in the street. It’s their Twitter accounts that are bombarded with messages such as: “faggot”, “homo”, and “Ha, gay, kill yaself”. The New Zealand government plans […]

Third Footballer this Year Charged over Homophobic Tweet

A third professional footballer has found himself in trouble over homophobic tweets just half-way through the second month of 2012. Following Oxford United’s sacking of  Lee Steele over a homophobic tweet regarding LGBT History Month patron Gareth Thomas and Leicester City fining Michael Ball ditto Anthony Cotton, West Ham’s new signing  Ravel Morrison has been charged following […]