15th December 2014
A 9-year-old girl gave this heartfelt letter to her teacher after he came out as gay 55
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.
10th November 2014
Scotland poll: 90% of secondary school teachers say there is still homophobic bullying 14
12:13 PM — A YouGov poll has shown that nine in 10 secondary school teachers in Scotland say homophobic bullying still happens in their school.
30th September 2014
US: Teacher and symbol of trans movement dies 1
6:08 PM — A teacher who came to symbolise the trans rights movement in New Jersey has died aged 80.
27th September 2014
US: Catholic school ‘to review policies’ after firing lesbian teacher for getting pregnant 3
5:26 PM — A Detroit Catholic school is to review its policies, after it sparked a backlash by firing a teacher for expecting a child with her wife.
25th September 2014
Canada: Teacher suspended for sticking ‘I’m gay’ sign on student’s back 19
8:46 AM — A secondary school teacher from Langley, British Columbia, has been suspended for sticking a sign on a student's back saying "I'm gay".
6th September 2014
Hertfordshire teacher jailed over affair with 15-year-old student 6
5:01 PM — A Hertfordshire PE teacher has been handed a 15 month jail sentence, after having an affair with a student.
US: Lesbian teacher fired by Catholic school for getting pregnant 6
1:44 PM — A teacher has been fired by a Catholic school, because she is expecting a child with her wife.
14th August 2014
Teacher who came out in assembly gets thank you message after four years 5
11:40 AM — A teacher who came out as gay in an assembly has received a thank you letter from a student four years later.
12th August 2014
Canary Islands: School teacher fired after revealing same-sex marriage 1
5:13 PM — A Lanzarote school teacher has been fired, after revealing in a newspaper that he is married to a man.
14th July 2014
US: Apology for Tacoma teacher 42 years after he was fired for being gay 7
11:52 AM — A gay teacher in Tacoma, Washington, has received an official apology, forty two years after he was fired for his sexuality.
4th July 2014
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.
23rd June 2014
Singapore: Christians and Muslims join forces to protest against gay rights 21
4:27 PM — Christians and Muslims have joined up in Singapore in an effort to protest against a gay rights rally which last year attracted over 20,000 people.
2nd June 2014
Catholic school teachers resign, rather than sign anti-gay clause 25
4:13 PM — Cincinnati Catholic teachers have chosen to resign, rather than sign a new contract containing a clause banning public support for LGBT people.
19th May 2014
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.
10th May 2014
US: Catholic school teacher quits over new contract that tells her to condemn her gay son 56
6:04 PM — An Ohio Catholic school teacher has quit, rather than sign a new morality contract which requires her to condemn her gay son's homosexuality.
25th April 2014
US: Trans teacher still banned from classroom, after being fired and reinstated 5
8:09 PM — A transgender teacher who was fired by a Texas school says she is being kept away from the classroom, despite officially being reinstated.
24th April 2014
AFA: It’s not safe for Christians to be photographers, bakers, florists, teachers, innkeepers… 88
11:21 PM — The American Family Association has claimed that it is impossible for Christians to work in a range of different professions, because 'homosexuals' will 'wreck' their careers.
12th April 2014
Irish gay teachers: Amendment does not go far enough to protect against discrimination 1
2:44 PM — Irish primary school teachers are concerned that proposed equality legislation may not go far enough to protect LGBT teachers against discrimination.
7th April 2014
US: Gay rights group opposes teachers’ tenure protection cut
11:55 AM — A leading gay rights group in the US state of Kansas has come out in opposition of a bill which could strip teachers of their tenure protection.
6th April 2014
UK: Gay teacher resigns after parents complain children ‘might learn it’s OK to be gay’ 73
9:29 PM — A gay primary school teacher in Birmingham has resigned, after parents complained they did not want him teaching their children.