1st May 2015
Green Party wants every teacher to be trained to teach LGBTIQ issues 4
6:09 PM — The Green Party wants every teacher in the country to be trained to teach about LGBTIQ issues, the party has revealed in a manifesto today.
23rd April 2015
University to offer the UK’s first ‘Drag Studies’ course 21
12:55 PM — Edge Hill University is to become the first higher education institution in the UK to offer a course dedicated to the art of drag.
21st April 2015
US: Catholic College refuses permission for drag show 12
12:59 PM — A private university in New York has turned down a student group's application to organise a drag show.
17th April 2015
Ontario parents protest inclusive sex education 12
1:16 PM — Out gay Premier of Ontario says protests are motivated by homophobia.
14th April 2015
Iowa Governor supports school’s right to fire gay teacher 10
12:33 PM — Iowa Governor Terry Branstad said he supports a Catholic school's right to fire a teacher for being gay.
13th April 2015
Mother fined for abusing gay teacher via son’s passbook 5
3:15 PM — Angela Linton wrote an abusive rant directed at her son's teacher.
10th April 2015
Students walk out of school that denied gay teacher a job 54
1:10 PM — A Catholic school in Des Moines, Iowa, turned down a substitute teacher's application for a full time job after learning he is gay.
6th April 2015
Christian groups slam ‘intolerant’ teachers over calls to teach about gay relationships 29
2:16 PM — Christian anti-gay groups have complained that the National Union of Teachers is "intolerant" - for calling on the next government to make it compulsory to teach about same-sex relationships.
2nd April 2015
Judge throws out Pittburgh trans man’s discrimination case 4
2:03 PM — A trans man sued the University of Pittsburgh for banning him from using the men's toilets.
South Korean teachers banned from talking about LGBT issues 16
11:41 AM — New sex education guidelines outlaw teaching about sexual minorities.
1st April 2015
Canada: Student appears at Human Rights Tribunal over Catholic school homophobia 8
2:48 PM — Christopher Karas says the school blocked his efforts to create a school society to support LGBT students.
31st March 2015
Irish students’ union receives ‘sick’ anti-gay postcard 9
2:40 PM — Maynooth University students' union received the postcard that compares same-sex marriage supporters to paedophiles.
29th March 2015
Nick Clegg: Tories to blame for blocking mandatory sex education 15
7:25 PM — Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has blamed his coalition partners for stopping plans for statutory sex and relationship education.
26th March 2015
The Coalition’s 2015 LGBT scorecard 25
6:48 PM — With the general election just a matter of weeks away, PinkNews looks back at the Coalition’s record of delivery for the LGBT community and assesses where improvements could have been made.
25th March 2015
Kentucky ‘trans bounty’ bathroom bill fails 7
3:38 PM — A bill proposing to offer cash rewards to people who reported trans students using the "wrong" bathroom has failed to pass.
9th March 2015
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan: Teachers bullying gay students is inexcusable 21
7:03 PM — Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has responded to a report that found that over a third of victims of homophobic bullying in schools were bullied by a teacher or adult.
6th February 2015
Comment: Inclusive sex education could have prevented my HIV diagnosis 17
8:03 PM — James Hanson writes for PinkNews in support of policies to make inclusive Sex and Relationship Education compulsory, and reflects on his personal experience of education on such issues.
4th February 2015
Tristram Hunt hits back at Daily Mail over Labour’s plans to tackle homophobia 35
7:05 PM — Labour's Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt has mocked the Daily Mail's reaction to his plans to introduce statutory sex and relationship education.
Daily Mail objects to Labour plans to combat homophobia 211
11:28 AM — The Daily Mail has responded to Labour's plans for compulsory LGBT sex education with the headline "Sex lessons at 5 under Labour".
22nd January 2015
Only 13 US states give trans students the right to use the correct toilet 12
4:23 PM — Across the United States, the issue of education rights for trans students is becoming a bigger issue