Equality Act Public Sector equality Duty (PSED) Explained

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Four new Equality and Diversity Forum leaflets are now available to help voluntary and community sector (VCS) organisations use the Equality Act 2010 and the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) in their work. How to use the Equality Act 2010: A guide for voluntary and community organisations (revised June 2015) How to use the Public Sector Equality Duty: A guide …

Not bad: But Could Do Better

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That’s the verdict of the Global Alliance for LGBTI Education (GALE), a worldwide group campaigning for LGBTI people in education, on the state of education for LGBT people in Britain. Released on IDAHOBIT May the 17th, GALE’s research and world map puts Australia, Ireland, Austria, Belgium and Malta ahead of Britain. The research looks into the level of pro-activity in …

Anti Whitewashing Campaign Does Daily Queer, Trans, Intersex People of Colour Hero on tumblr

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#weshouldbeseen is King’s College London’s LGBTQ society’s 2015 history month campaign, in association and with support from KCLiFemsoc. #weshouldbeseen aims to highlight, address and push back against the white-washing of LGBT history month, by asking people to submit inspirational QTIPOC (queer, trans, intersex people of colour) from past and present- which we will then use as a public resource. How …

Through the Eyes of Others: See How the Other Fifth Lives!

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Compiled by Robert J Brown and others, Looking  Through the Eyes of Others is a series of books raising issues of the wider lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community while at the same time raising awareness and funds for a variety of charities, support groups and organisations. Through the Eyes of Others shares with a wider audience the ideas, perceptions, …

Why Trans Teachers Matter

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A new pdf is available for teachers and schools promoting trans teachers. The short document is a collection of soundbites telling people what the trans community has to contribute to a school. It is released to coincide with Trans Day of Remembrance (TDOR) 2014 The transgender community is massively under-represented in the teaching profession and, despite legal protection, non-cisgender teachers …

Free Ideas at Our 2015 Launch!

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Teachers and youth workers will have the chance to benefit from a range of resources and ideas absolutely free at the LGBT History Month Launch on November the 18th at the Museum of St John, Clerkenwell. As well as the evening event, there are two afternoon workshops which will benefit people who work with children and young people. The first …

Fantastic Resource Launched

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A new resource for teachers of English as a Second Language (ESOL) who want to raise LGBT awareness has been launched by Morley College and is available free. Prepared by Morely College, the London music college that hosted the LGBT History Month Music Showcase in February 2014, the Educate Out Prejudice lessons and resources are the first we are aware of …

Frida Kahlo’s photo album: Up close and personal

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Up close and personal: Frida Kahlo’s photo album. Dinner parties at Frida and Diego’s, rigging up a contraption so she can paint in bed after an accident, recuperating at home with her tiny dog … here are the most personal moments of Frida Kahlo’s extraordinary life, taken by her father and her friends

2014 edition of Past2Present

The 2014 edition of Past2Present is the 7th! And the biggest so far at 64 pages. (The downside is that the file is big, slightly over 9Mb). This year they look at the LGBT influence on pop music in the 70s and 80s, Music Hall, the beginnings of gender affirmation surgery and Russia – among lots of other stuff.

1985 Film on YouTube Shows LGB Solidarity with The Miners

A video unearthed from the vaults shows the reciprocal support between LGB campaigners and the Dulais miners in the strike of 1884-5. The lesbian and gay movement supported the strike and the striking miners marched with gay Pride. To see more go here