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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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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

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Putting LGBT into RSE

By Tammy Naidoo: tammy@equaliteach.co.uk The government’s call for evidence as part of their review of Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) in schools closed earlier this month. The call for evidence has been made to inform the production of statutory guidelines

Dr Javid Abdelmoneim with primary school children from BBC's "no more boys and girls" documentary

Does gender have a place in our classrooms?

By Tammy Naidoo: tammy@equaliteach.co.uk   On Monday 13th November the headlines across the majority of newspapers up and down the country all followed a similar thread.  “Let Little Boys Wear Tiaras” and “Boys should be able to wear tutus, tiaras

Transgender Kids: Who knows best? Not the BBC, it seems…

By Kate: kate@equaliteach.co.uk   On Thursday 12th January, the BBC aired what they called a ‘balanced documentary’ entitled ‘Transgender Kids: Who knows best?’ According to the BBC website, the programme’s aim was to scrutinise the new ‘gender affirmative approach’ to

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