17th February 2015
All schools urged by MPs to teach Sex and Relationship Education 16
12:01 AM — Every primary and secondary school should have to teach Personal Social and Health Education (PSHE) and Sex and Relationship Education (SRE), the Education Committee has said.
13th February 2015
Main party leaders respond to calls for inclusive SRE in all schools 3
6:46 PM — The three main political party leaders in the UK have responded to a campaign calling for LGBT-inclusive Sex and Relationship Education (SRE).
7th February 2015
Why did Question Time ignore the sex education debate? 8
12:23 AM — BBC Question time has come under question this week as it featured the Education Secretary and Shadow Education Secretary, yet did not address the debate around compulsory sex and relationship education.
6th February 2015
Comment: Inclusive sex education could have prevented my HIV diagnosis 16
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.
5th February 2015
Nick Clegg: It is ludicrous to suggest I support giving condoms to 5-year-olds 8
10:03 AM — Nick Clegg has heavily criticised media reports around supporting Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) for all state-schools, saying some suggested that 5-year-olds will be handed condoms.
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".
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.
Labour announces plans to make LGBT-inclusive sex education compulsory 50
1:01 PM — The Labour Party has today announced that it will make Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) compulsory in all state schools, and that it plans to crack down on homophobic bullying.
20th November 2014
Poll: Almost 9 out of 10 parents support sex education for all schools 5
11:38 AM — A YouGov poll for Young people’s charity Brook has found an overwhelming majority of parents believe Sex & Relationships Education should be taught in all schools.
2nd October 2014
MSPs urged to introduce compulsory sex education 3
4:54 PM — Campaigners in Scotland are urging the Scottish Parliament to introduce statutory sex and relationship education (SRE) in a petition.
4th September 2014
‘We have the opportunity to get PSHE bill through’, says Labour MP Diane Abbott
3:59 PM — Labour MP Diane Abbott says she hopes a bill to make Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education statutory can pass, following the remarks of Justice Minister Simon Hughes.
9th May 2014
NHS warns Scottish Govt against allowing teachers to opt out of equal marriage lessons 25
12:05 PM — Scotland’s largest health board has warned the Scottish Government against allowing teachers and students to opt out of lessons on equal marriage and same-sex relationships.
20th March 2014
Pledge by Ed Miliband for compulsory sex education welcomed by youth health charity Brook 2
6:44 PM — Ed Miliband's promise to make sex education compulsory if Labour wins the 2015 general election has been welcomed by young people’s sexual health charity Brook.
28th February 2014
UK: Groundbreaking LGBT inclusive sex education guidance launched by leading charities 1
4:53 PM — New sex education guidance, with a greater LGBT emphasis, has been welcomed by campaigners and Schools Minister Lord Nash.
27th February 2014
Comment: Young LGBT people need greater support on issues around sex and relationships 7
6:43 PM — Meghan Lewis from the WiSE Project writes for PinkNews on how LGBT young people need greater support when it comes to making decisions about sex and relationships.
30th January 2014
Terrence Higgins Trust: The government must stop dragging its feet on sex education 2
2:09 PM — The Terrence Higgins Trust has expressed its disappointment at the House of Lords and of government for failing to make sex and relationship education (SRE) compulsory in all schools.
29th January 2014
National AIDS Trust: Making sex education optional hampers the fight against HIV 3
5:08 PM — Tom Perry from the National AIDS Trust says Tuesday's House of Lords vote against compulsory sex education represents a missed opportunity in the fight against HIV.
UK Government rejects Labour sex education amendment as unnecessary 6
2:31 PM — An amendment that failed to be carried in the Lords in favour of making sex and relationship education compulsory at all ages was dismissed by Schools Minister Lord Nash.
Health charity Brook ‘disappointed but not deterred’ by Lords vote against compulsory sex education 2
1:03 PM — Brook CEO Simon Blake says he's "disappointed" by the House of Lords for voting against mandatory sex and relationship education in schools.
19th August 2013
UK Government: No schools should be reintroducing Section 28 37
6:46 PM — The Department for Education has confirmed to PinkNews.co.uk that it's investigating claims that scores of schools have polices in place targeting the "promotion" of homosexuality.