26th March 2015
The Coalition’s 2015 LGBT scorecard 23
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.
3rd February 2015
Labour ‘lazy and wrong’ over anti-gay bullying, says IBTimes journalist 31
6:35 PM — A journalist for the International Business Times has criticised Labour’s new drive to tackle homophobic bullying.
15th December 2014
A 9-year-old girl gave this heartfelt letter to her teacher after he came out as gay 56
3:34 PM — A 9-year-old girl has written a touching letter to her teacher, after he revealed he was gay during a lesson on homophobic bullying.
29th October 2014
NUT praises Nicky Morgan over £2 million anti-LGBT bullying fund 7
2:07 PM — The National Union of Teachers has welcomed Nicky Morgan’s announcement of a £2m fund to help schools tackle bullying against LGBT students.
Nicky Morgan & Jo Swinson: Our plan to eliminate homophobia in schools 30
12:02 AM — Writing for PinkNews, Education Secretary and Women and Equalities Minister, Nicky Morgan, and Women and Equalities Minister, Jo Swinson, explain the importance of tackling homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying in schools.
30th September 2014
Nicky Morgan: Homophobic bullying in schools is ‘intolerable and we will stamp it out’ 20
3:49 PM — Equalities Minister Nicky Morgan, who voted against same-sex marriage, has spoken at the Tory Conference to say homophobic bullying in schools is "intolerable", and that the Government will do more to "stamp it out".
7th July 2014
UK: Stonewall report shows Scotland ‘lagging behind’ on tackling bullying 4
5:59 PM — A new report on homophobic bullying in primary and secondary schools indicates that Scottish schools are lagging behind others in Britain.
5th July 2014
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.
3rd July 2014
Poll: Majority of teachers think they are banned from talking about LGBT issues 8
3:25 PM — The majority of primary school teachers in London think they are banned from talking about LGBT issues in the classroom, research shows.
26th June 2014
Northern Ireland LGBT groups welcome Minister’s comments against bullying 2
3:09 PM — A declaration against school bullying by Northern Ireland Education Minister John O’Dowd has been welcomed by LGBT campaigners.
30th May 2014
CPS launches new drive against anti-LGBT bullying in schools 3
1:03 PM — A new campaign to tackle homophobic and transphobic bullying in schools has been launched by the CPS.
19th May 2014
Stonewall: Ex-headteachers’ leader wrong to slam school for having an LGBT club 13
4:44 PM — Stonewall has criticised the former chairman of a headmasters’ association for suggesting homophobic bullying in schools was because of “too much media coverage”.
Ex-Headteachers’ leader: School LGBT groups could lead to paedophilia 39
11:45 AM — The former chairman of the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference has condemned a prestigious private school for launching an LGBT club.
13th May 2014
NUS: LGBT students face widespread bullying and harassment at university 7
6:36 PM — One in five lesbian, gay and bisexual students has experienced bullying or harassment at a university campus, with the figure rising to one in three for trans students, a new report reveals.
12th May 2014
Archbishop of Canterbury: ‘Anti-gay bullying is always unacceptable and totally wrong’ 41
4:56 PM — Justin Welby says he is committed to tackling homophobic bullying but admits the Church of England “has to learn” from its historical hostility towards same-sex relationships.
8th May 2014
Japan: 70% of LGBT pupils bullied in school, 30% contemplate suicide 6
3:40 PM — A new study in Japan has revealed that LGBT school pupils suffer from some of the highest rates of bullying in the country.
7th May 2014
Little Rascals actor speaks of suffering homophobic abuse in new song 6
1:10 PM — The song, “It gets better” was written by Blake McIver in an effort to help those bullied because of their sexuality.
2nd May 2014
Study: Two thirds of gay teens have considered suicide, while 80% are bullied 7
2:49 PM — A new study has revealed two thirds of gay teens say they have contemplated suicide, with 80% bullied because of their sexuality.
22nd April 2014
Union: Teachers are facing devastating levels of online anti-gay abuse from students 17
10:51 AM — Britain’s largest teachers' union says school children are using social media to bombard teachers with homophobic abuse.
21st March 2014
US: School reverses decision to ban 9-year-old boy from wearing My Little Pony bag 10
8:25 PM — A North Carolina school that ordered a 9-year-old boy to stop wearing a My Little Pony bag because it caused bullying has reversed its decision.