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SRE: B is for Boys and Binary, G is for Girls and Gender

This lesson features the ‘Luton homophobia’ incident filmed by the then BBC 3 Counties Radio DJ Iain Lee in January 2015. Iain and another DJ from the station, Justin Deeley, walked hand-in-hand through the centre of Luton in an experiment to gauge public reaction. They were shocked by the negativity shown buy people -particularly young [...]

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PHSE: Visibility

Peter Bradley, former teacher and member of The Gay Teachers Group (forerunner of Schools OUT UK) speaks candidly about growing up as gay, coming out and the consequences of being outed. Together with Peter Cookson, Liam Mason and Gilston this lesson gives a great cross-generational view of living as ‘OUT’ LGB and T people. This [...]

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PHSE: Careers – join the crew or rock the boat?

This lesson can be used at both KS3 and KS4 levels. Tony Fenwick, CEO of Schools OUT UK talks about the difficulties of being out at work. This is a great example of a lesson that can be used to talk about any of the protected characteristics, using the starting point of being LGB or [...]

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History: Section 28

This lesson is based around an interview with Sue Sanders, Chair of Schools OUT UK and founder of LGBT History Month UK. She talks about the events of 1988, and the major protests that were launched in the wake of the passing of this legislation, which was widely thought to be homophobic, by the then Government [...]

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Geography: Demographics – why move to the city?

This lesson is based around the stories for John, Paul and Sally, who each describe their reasons for becoming involved with the Joyce Layland LGBT Youth Centre in Manchester. This lesson usualises and actualises LGB people Learning Objectives: LO1 Cultural understanding and diversity – a) Appreciating the differences and similarities between people, places, environments and [...]

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