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“Toxic” Masculinity

Toxic masculinity can therefore be thought as a version of masculinity expressed through a rigid and negative understanding of what ‘being a man’ means.

Why children and young people need opportunities to explore difference

By Georgina Manning: georgina@equaliteach.co.uk Recently I took my daughter to see ‘In Conversation: Queer Perspectives’ at the National Portrait Gallery. Queer Perspectives is a quarterly event hosted by resident artist Sadie Lee, where she invites guests who identify as LGBTQI

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Launch of Brand New Educational Resource: Outside The Box

EqualiTeach are thrilled to announce the launch of our latest Educational Resource. Outside the Box supports schools to take a whole school approach to promoting gender equality and tackling sexism and harassment and is available completely free of charge. We

The importance of LGBT+ inclusive primary schools

he past decade has seen many huge advances in the fight for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) equality in the UK…However, the path to equality doesn’t run smooth, and recent events have shown that there is no place for complacency, that victories won are not necessarily assured forever and there is still a long way to go.

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New Programme: Free to Be: Celebrating LGBT+

EqualiTeach is delighted to announce that we have received funding from the Government Equalities Office Anti-HBT Bullying Fund to deliver Free to Be: a programme of work to support 30 London primary schools to be able to create LGBT+ inclusive environments, embed LGBT+ equality

Choose Respect – Reporting and Sorting Bullying in Schools

By Frankie Stephens – francessca@equaliteach.co.uk This Anti-Bullying Week, EqualiTeach is pleased to be facilitating critical thinking workshops with 26 year five and six classes across London and the South East of England. It’s fantastic that schools are taking steps to

Black History: Month?

By Sheza Afzal: sheza@equaliteach.co.uk The principle aim of teaching history at school in Key stages 1-3 is “to introduce students to major events that shaped British history” and to “know and understand the history of these islands as a coherent,

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Misguided: The Importance of Supporting Transgender Young People

Trans issues have never been more at the forefront of public discussion than over the past month. The government’s consultation into the Gender Recognition Act has just closed and, as the deadline got closer, anti-trans activists stepped up their campaign

Why Educators Need to Know About Dyslexia

I was a couple of months off sitting my A levels when I was diagnosed with dyslexia.  Despite some obvious indicators throughout my schooling and a conversation with a teacher, who admitted the possibility of my having dyslexia had crossed

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