MPs vote in favour of LGBTQI+ inclusive sex and relationship education

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“This will help foster greater inclusion, acceptance and understanding in our classrooms, playgrounds and school corridors” BY ANEZKA TUREK With a first time change since 2000 for the board of relationship and education guidance, MPs have voted in favour of inclusive lessons on the topic of sex education. Backed by 538 in total, under new [….]

One from the vaults: Growing up under Section 28

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Thirty years since the introduction of Section 28, Danielle Mustarde looks back at her school days under the amendment 🍎 BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Section 28 of the Local Government Act 1988 was a controversial amendment to the UK’s Local Government Act 1986, enacted on 24 May 1988 and repealed on 21 June 2000 in Scotland, and on [….]

Manchester’s LGBT Foundation speaks up for inclusive education

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CEO Paul Martin OBE writes public letter to schools in Greater Manchester urging them to show their support BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE National charity the LGBT Foundation has spoken out in support of LGBTQI-inclusive education for all school children after reports that primary schools in the city have been contacted by parents, “unhappy over the lessons [….]