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Exploring LGBT Lives and Issues in Adult ESOL

This research addresses challenges for ESOL policy and practice raised within the new legal climate created by the Equality Act (DCMS 2010) with particular reference to sexual diversity. Practitioners have articulated concerns about engaging with LGBT issues at work, expressing varying degrees of knowledge and experience. The sensitive, if not potentially contentious nature of debates [...]

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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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DCSF 2007: Homophobic Bullying (Safe to Learn)

Safe to Learn: Embedding anti-bullying work in schools The guidance is split into 3 sections 1) Advice for Governors 2) Advice for Senior Head and Management Staff 3) Advice for Teachers and School Staff Each section covers: The Legal Framework Recognition Prevention Responding Monitoring To downlaod the pdf, click on the image.

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I&DeA 2007: Sexuality – The New Agenda (Guide for LEAs)

A  guide for local authorities on engaging with lesbian, gay and bisexual communities originally published in 2003, and then again in 2007. The guide does not aim to deal with transsexual/transgender communities, for whom there are separate legal arrangements1. However, it is recognised that some local authorities have chosen to adopt policies that are inclusive [...]

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