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
UKIP Deputy Leader: Labour’s plans to tackle homophobia are ‘a disgrace’ 54
8:20 PM — The Deputy Leader of UKIP has claimed that Labour's plans to tackle homophobic bullying in schools are "politically correct nonsense".
Comment: Inclusive sex education could have prevented my HIV diagnosis 15
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 11
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.
29th January 2015
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.
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.
19th November 2014
Prime Minister: ‘All schools’ should teach relationship and sex education 7
6:12 PM — Prime Minister David Cameron has responded to a question about whether sex and relationship education should be compulsory, saying "all schools" should teach the subjects.
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.
25th October 2014
Bill to make sex education statuatory postponed until February 3
7:44 PM — A debate of a bill which would make Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) Education a statutory requirement for schools has been postponed until February.
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.
1st October 2014
Nicky Morgan: Teachers support sex and relationships education 4
5:50 PM — Nicky Morgan says the majority of teachers she has spoken to fully support sex and relationships education.
24th September 2014
Mumsnet piles pressure on Education Secretary over compulsory sex education 1
6:41 PM — Parenting site Mumsnet has joined with several other groups in calls for Nicky Morgan to make sex and relationships education a statutory requirement for all schools.
18th September 2014
PinkNews joins campaign urging for compulsory, inclusive sex education 4
12:18 PM — PinkNews has joined with a coalition of LGBT organisations and campaigners writing to political leaders in the UK to highlight a need for compulsory LGBT-inclusive Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) in all schools.
9th September 2014
Leading teaching unions demand statutory PSHE 3
5:01 PM — Three major teaching unions – NUT, ATL and NAHT – have announced their support for statutory Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) Education.
4th September 2014
‘Extremely encouraging support by Justice Minister on PSHE bill’, says Caroline Lucas 4
4:52 PM — Green MP Caroline Lucas has praised Justice Minister Simon Hughes for backing her Private Members’ Bill on statutory Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education.