From over the Pond

UK psychologist and professor Ian Rivers discusses his recent trip to America’s Heartland and how, as an anti-​gay bullying researcher, he was received. Rivers, author of Homophobic Bullying and a patron of LGBT History Month, says that although he was always treated with respect personally, the idea that “all children and adults should be safe in school” was a sensitive issue in some quarters of Nebraska. He also goes on to lament the fact that the idea of a conference that dealt with homophobic bullying led one Catholic organisation to withdraw its support. To read the article from The New Civil Rights Movement Journal. click here