Peter Tatchell explains why he thinks Sex and Relationships Education and lessons in Equality and Diversity are essential subjects in school. And Sally Carr, Operations Director at The Proud Trust (formerly LGBT Youth North West) describes how she recognised her sexual and emotional identity when she was 21. This lesson usualises and actualises LGB people. [...]
In this lesson Peter Tatchell sets out his vision for a school system that truly values equality and diversity. The idea of Gay-Straight Alliances is looked at. It also explores the story of how a gay couple, John and Corral, met in the 1970s. This lesson usualises and actualises LGB people. Learning Objectives: LO1 See [...]
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 [...]
This lesson is mostly based on interviews with Geoff Hardy and Tim Lucas, former members of The Gay Teachers Group (forerunner to Schools OUT UK) who describe the momentous events of the 1983 NUT Conference, which was held on Jersey. In the second part of the lesson, Myrtle Finley from the Proud Trust (then LGBT Youth [...]
Context: Blue Eye / Brown Eye is an experiment first performed in the USA by Jane Elliot in 1968. The experiment was performed by Elliot on the day after Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated, to demonstrate what prejudice was to her third grade class. This activity enables pupils to experience, first hand, what prejudice [...]
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