Useful links

Equality In Education

  • Schools Out Working towards equality in education for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans people.
  • Education for All Coalition led by Stonewall that aims to ensure that all young lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people can fulfil their potential, and that the UK’s schools and education systems can deal appropriately with homophobia and homophobic bullying.
  • EACH Educational Action Challenging Homophobia run a freephone helpline for reporting homophobic bullying.

Support for LGBT parents and their children

  • Parentline Plus Run telephone support groups for lesbian and gay parents and a discussion forum for families dealing with homophobia.
  • newfamilysocial A group run for and by lesbian and gay adopters, and those taking their first steps towards adoption.

Links for children of LGBT parents

  • Colage US-based group: Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere.
  • Rainbow Rumpus US-based internet magazine for kids with LGBT parents. Includes stories, reviews, music and video (a clip from ‘It’s Elementary’, a film addressing anti-gay prejudice), and a bulletin board.

Law and policy

For teachers

  • National Union of Teachers Information and advice on supporting pupils who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender and on tackling homophobia within the school environment.
  • Chrysalis Offer a range of training and consultancy to help challenge homophobia in schools and build equal opportunities practice.

Events