5th November 2014
Labour MP Lucy Powell: No, teaching gay rights is not ‘nonsense’ 13
12:21 PM — Writing for PinkNews.co.uk, shadow education minister Lucy Powell rebuffs a tweet from the Department for Education claiming it's “nonsense” to suggest that schools “must teach gay rights”.
3rd November 2014
Department for Education clarifies deleted tweet claiming it’s ‘nonsense’ schools must teach gay rights 5
11:56 AM — The Department for Education has clarified a deleted tweet claiming that it’s “nonsense” to suggest that schools “must teach gay rights”.
2nd November 2014
Department for Education: It’s nonsense to say schools must teach gay rights 13
3:06 PM — The Department for Education has claimed that it's "nonsense" to suggest that schools "must teach gay rights".
31st October 2014
Richard Littlejohn: Nicky Morgan is seeking approval from ‘diversity Nazis’ 24
3:05 PM — Columnist Richard Littlejohn has attacked Nicky Morgan for ingratiating herself with "diversity Nazis", after she spoke at the PinkNews awards.
15th October 2014
India: Delhi schools become 25% trans inclusive
4:26 PM — 25% of reservations in schools will be allocated to transgender students in Delhi
1st September 2014
New website provides teachers with LGBT activity resources 9
6:03 PM — A new website has launched which aims to provide educators with support when teaching about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues.
26th August 2014
Labour welcomes Lib Dem decision to back statutory sex education 2
5:56 PM — Labour says the Liberal Democrats should have backed SRE "four years ago".
17th August 2014
US: 13-year-old trans girl banned from school unless she dresses as boy 49
5:59 PM — A 13-year-old transgender girl has been banned from attending her own school, unless she dresses as a boy to do so.
15th August 2014
US: Campus Pride announces top 50 LGBT-friendly universities 1
6:49 PM — Campus Pride has named the top 50 LGBT-friendly US universities for 2014.
30th July 2014
Survey reveals Doncaster teachers fear talking about gay issues 10
6:39 PM — A study by the National Union of Teachers in Doncaster has found that ‘a significant minority’ of teachers are reluctant to discuss gay issues in class.
26th July 2014
Equalities minister Nicky Morgan appoints Stonewall education head as special advisor 29
3:24 PM — Equalities minister Nicky Morgan has appointed Stonewall's head of education as a special advisor.
22nd July 2014
US: College denies it refused to house trans student 2
6:30 PM — A Christian college in Oregon has denied claims that it refused to provide on-campus accommodation for a trans student, but said he would not be allowed to live in dorms without having gender reassignment surgery.
21st July 2014
Italy: Catholic school ‘fires teacher for refusing to deny being a lesbian’ 7
6:07 PM — An Catholic school in Italy has allegedly dismissed a teacher for failing to deny being gay, saying that it needs to “protect the school environment”.
19th July 2014
Sandi Toksvig: Nicky Morgan is in charge of equality, but not quite for everybody 61
7:25 PM — Comedian Sandi Toksvig has ridiculed the appointment of Nicky Morgan - who voted against same-sex marriage - as equalities minister.
15th July 2014
Michael Cashman: It is ‘deeply worrying’ that Nicky Morgan has been appointed as equalities minister 25
5:08 PM — Former Labour MEP Michael Cashman has slammed the appointment of Nicky Morgan as minister for women and equalities and education secretary, saying it is "deeply worrying".
6th July 2014
Stonewall education head: Improving teacher training is the key to tackling homophobic bullying 9
2:25 PM — Luke Tryl is Head of Education at Stonewall. He spoke to PinkNews.co.uk at Stonewall's Education for All conference ahead of the publication of the Teachers’ Report 2014, about what still needs to be done.
5th July 2014
UK: Brighton and Hove named best council for tackling homophobic bullying in schools 3
5:35 PM — Stonewall has named Brighton and Hove as the best council in the country for tackling homophobic and biphobic bullying in schools.
Ruth Hunt: People didn’t want a lesbian to represent gay people 65
4:36 PM — Stonewall's acting Chief Executive Ruth Hunt has said that she received criticism when she was appointed, because people didn't want a woman in charge of an LGB group.
4th July 2014
France: Government abandons teaching gender equality after boycott 7
2:24 PM — The French government has cancelled school lessons that aimed to fight gender stereotypes.
UK: Only one in eight teachers trained to deal with homophobic bullying 4
12:06 PM — Just one in eight teachers are trained to deal with homophobic bullying in schools, a poll has found.