30th June 2015
Nicky Morgan: Homophobia in schools could be a warning sign of extremism 28
7:15 PM — Secretary of State for Education Nicky Morgan has warned that children with homophobic views could be showing warning signs of extremism.
16th June 2015
Malta government launches trans and intersex education policy 1
2:57 PM — The Maltese government has launched a progressive education policy on trans and intersex inclusion.
6th June 2015
Tory minister Nick Gibb comes out as gay as he plans to marry partner 26
10:34 AM — Schools minister Nick Gibb has revealed that he is gay - and plans to marry his same-sex partner after a secret 29-year relationship.
1st June 2015
Ireland’s Equality Minister promises protection for gay employees 2
5:14 PM — Ireland's Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has said schools and hospitals will no longer be able to discriminate against gay staff.
17th April 2015
Ontario parents protest inclusive sex education 12
1:16 PM — Out gay Premier of Ontario says protests are motivated by homophobia.
15th April 2015
Lib Dems pledge to make homophobic chants at football matches a crime 7
11:56 AM — The Liberal Democrats have pledged to bring forward new legislation to tackle homophobia in schools and at football matches.
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.
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.
11th March 2015
Canada: Alberta to make gay-straight alliances mandatory for schools 27
3:45 PM — The Canadian province of Alberta is set to make gay-straight alliances mandatory for all state-funded schools.
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.
5th March 2015
Comment: We must change the culture of schools to celebrate equality and respect 4
5:01 PM — Plaid Cymru Assembly Member Jocelyn Davies writes for PinkNews on the need to improve sex and relationships education for LGBT young people in Wales.
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.
Ireland: Government launches push to tackle homophobia in primary schools 7
2:58 PM — The Irish government has launched its first resource to help primary school teachers tackle homophobic bullying.
3rd February 2015
Gloria De Piero: Homophobic bullying can scar for life 12
7:40 PM — On the Labour Party's new new campaign to clamp down on homophobic bullying, Gloria De Piero has said homophobic bullying can "leave a scar that remains throughout a person's life".
29th January 2015
Nicky Morgan backs Ofsted over decision to ask Christian schools about gay people 69
1:55 PM — Nicky Morgan has strongly defended the decision of Ofsted inspectors to ask children in Christian schools about their knowledge of same-sex relationships.
NUS: Less than 20% of students discuss LGBT issues in sex education 16
11:34 AM — Less than a fifth of all university students discuss LGBT issues in their Sex and Relationships Education, a survey by the NUS reveals.
17th December 2014
A third of teachers in Wales hear colleagues using homophobic language 4
12:26 PM — A new report by Stonewall Wales has found that a third of teachers have heard colleagues using homophobic language.
13th December 2014
Scotland: Faith schools can ‘opt out’ of new guidance on teaching gay relationships 40
12:57 PM — Scotland has revised guidance for sex and relationship education to include more on gay relationships - but faith schools will still be allowed to set their own lessons instead.
18th November 2014
Eleven years ago today saw the end of Section 28 9
9:34 PM — Today marks the 11th anniversary of the end of Section 28, the effective ban on teaching about LGBT issues in schools.
13th November 2014
Islamic extremist who brands homosexuality a sin to give evidence at sex education inquiry 141
4:39 PM — A former member of extremist group Hizb ut-Tahrir – who believes homosexuality is a sinful “lifestyle choice” – will give evidence at a House of Commons inquiry into SRE.