Petition Calls Iran to prevent executions as IDAHO celebrates huge response

A petition has been launched asking people to demand that the execution of four gay men in Iran be called off after an Iranian court sentenced them to death. The four men from the town of Choram, in the Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province, face death by hanging for sodomy. The four men — identified as “Saadat Arefi,” “Vahid Akbari,” “Javid …

Proud Rhinos to celebrate sporting equality

World Club champions Leeds Rhinos are dedicating their Stobart Super League Round 24 fixture against Widnes Vikings on Friday August 10 to celebrating lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender equality. The club are inviting fans to join them in their celebrations by designing a special commemorative shirt which will be worn by the Leeds players during their pre-match warm-up and also …

Schools: What Did You Do for LGBT History Month 2012?

Schools OUT is putting together a summary of good practice from schools that celebrated LGBT History Month. If something happened in your school, however small, please can you let them have a few sentences describing what happened and why it was successful, what the highlights were etc. If you have a good photo that would be great too, and if …

Schools OUT Conference: Educating OUT Prejudice through the LGBT Lens

Schools OUT Annual Conference 2012  Saturday 4th February 9.30 am – 6.00pm RADA Studios (Formerly The Drill Hall) 16 Chenies Street, London WC1E 7EX To register call the box office: 020 7307 5060 Fees Until Jan 26 2012 Student or Unemployed £10, Retired £15 Individual £40 Organisation £50 After Jan 26, 2012 Student or unemployed £15 Retired £20 Individual £50 …

Pre-Launch at The Oval November 21st

This year’s LGBT History Month Pre-Launch will be held at The Kia Oval, Kennington, South London. The all-day event starts in the morning with a series of Equality in Sports Practice sessions and is followed by a session mid-afternoon with Sports Minister Hugh Robertson. Late tea-time there will be a show by the Pink Triangle Theatre, followed by an evening …