With roughly 200,000 – 500,000 trans people living in the UK (Government Equalities Office, 2018), and more celebrities coming out as gender diverse, trans people have become a popular subject for discussion. While many transgender people are celebrated around the world, discrimination and transphobia is still being faced daily with devastating consequences. This blog is about being transgender in the UK, what we mean by transphobia, and what we can do to be inclusive of all members of the community.
EqualiTeach Submission to Women and Equalities Committee Call for Evidence on Proposed Changes to the Gender Recognition Act 2004
EqualiTeach believes that there must be comprehensive and meaningful change to the Gender Recognition Act 2004 in order to ensure all trans people are able to easily and affordably have their gender legal recognised. EqualiTeach stands in solidarity with all trans people in the fight for true equality.
EqualiTeach have launched a free educational resource for schools based on the good practice developed throughout the Free To Be programme.
By Rachel Elgy In March every year, the world celebrates International Women’s Day, recognising the small steps, great leaps and onward journeys towards gender equality, highlighting role models, and renewing commitments to the cause. In our globalised world, movements towards
Recent feedback from many staff training sessions indicates a lack of understanding and confidence around asexuality. This blog aims to deliver clarity and equip school staff to respond to questions and incidents effectively and knowledgeably.
For the sixth year running, EqualiTeach in partnership with Islington Council will be delivering equality workshops to young people in schools throughout Islington.
By Georgina Manning 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 to
By Sheza Afzal Parents are Protesting Recent media attention has highlighted parents’ protests outside schools last term, with the biggest demonstration at Anderton Park primary school in Birmingham. An estimated 200 protesters picketed at the school gates, holding banners and
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
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.
By Laura Schrier Every February a wave of pink and red washes over UK commercial districts as shops prepare for Valentine’s day, marketing the perfect gifts for “him” and “her”. But more than just an extra excuse to eat chocolate
EqualiTeach is delighted to be working in partnership with Islington Council for the fifth year, offering fully-funded equality workshops to schools in Islington. Workshops are available for students in years 3-6, covering various topics relating to equality. The following workshops