Transgender and LGBT organisations, charities and activists

Educate & Celebrate – smashing heteronormativity in the classroom

This is Elly Barnes, CEO of the LGBT organisation Educate & Celebrate, in her own words: “we’re trying to smash heteronormativity … not everyone identifies as heterosexual or as male…

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Stonewall turns its attention to children with SEND and autism – our full report on Stonewall schools guidance since 2015

In March, Stonewall published a new schools guide ‘An Introduction to Supporting LGBT young people’, replacing the guide of the same name published in 2015 which is no longer available…

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Do children need Stonewall’s LGBT inclusive teaching in primary schools?

Stonewall recently launched an LGBT inclusive curriculum guide for primary schools, supported by the Government Equalities Office and Pearson. Here we analyse that guide. Do children need Stonewall's LGBT inclusive…

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What Questions Should a School be Asking about Mermaids Training for Teachers?

The contributor of these notes is a language teacher and department chair in a secondary school. She has over 20 years of teaching experience in both the UK and international school…

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Our Response to the Revelations about Mermaids in the Sunday Times

Transgender Trend Statement on the Sunday Times Article 16/06/2019 Regarding Mermaids The revelation in the Sunday Times that the charity Mermaids published online hundreds of private emails, some revealing personal…

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Gendered Intelligence Training Session for Teachers at ‘Kiss My Genders’

Gendered Intelligence co-hosted a teacher training session at the Hayward Gallery last night for teachers of primary, secondary and higher education. The aim of the training was to "explore ways…

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