Tag Archive | Education

OPINION: From Bostock to Our Lady of Guadalupe, the fight against discrimination continues

OPINION: From Bostock to Our Lady of Guadalupe, the fight against discrimination continues

By Kevin Jennings, CEO of Lambda Legal I began my career teaching high school history in 1985 at a religiously affiliated school in Providence, Rhode Island. It was a very different time for LGBT+ people in the United States. Only one state (Wisconsin) prohibited discrimination in employment based on sexual orientation, the AIDS epidemic was […]

Scotland: Schools to teach LGBT+ issues in ‘world first’

Scotland: Schools to teach LGBT+ issues in ‘world first’

Scotland is making it mandatory for government schools to teach LGBT+ issues in a move aimed at tackling homophobia and discrimination that it says is a global first. The government said schools would be required to adopt an “LGBT+ inclusive” curriculum, including tackling homophobia, biphobia and transphobia and promoting awareness of the history of LGBT+ […]

Stonewall Scotland Education Conference 2017

Stonewall Scotland Education Conference 2017

Stonewall Scotland’s Education Conference returns this year for its 3rd year. This year the conference will be held in Glasgow for the first time, on Friday 26 May 2017. This one-day CPD (Continuing Professional Development) accredited event brings together teachers, education professionals, and communities from across Scotland, to discuss tackling homophobic, biphobic, and transphobic bullying, and […]

LISTEN: Coláiste Eoin ‘Cancels’ ShoutOut Anti-Homophobia Workshop

Owen Murphy of ShoutOut explains to EILE’s Scott De Buitléir what happened earlier this week when Coláiste Eoin, an Irish-medium secondary school in Stillorgan, Co. Dublin, reportedly cancelled ShoutOut’s anti-homophobic bullying workshop, scheduled at the school for the same day it was cancelled. Also, journalist Maitiú Ó Coimín from Irish-language news site, tuairisc.ie, reports on […]

Bursary Created To Help Brazilian Transsexuals Avail of Higher Education

Bursary Created To Help Brazilian Transsexuals Avail of Higher Education

Patrick Fitzgerald reports from Rio De Janeiro about Brazil’s progressive move to help Trans* people further their education.    Brazil, the country with most killings of Transvestites/Transsexuals per year (4 times more than second place Mexico) has this week announced the creation of a fund, which will help more Transvestites and Transsexuals return to education […]

BeLonG To Launches Stand Up! Campaign 2014

BeLonG To Launches Stand Up! Campaign 2014

RTÉ presenter Miriam O’Callaghan showed her support at the launch of Stand Up! Awareness Week against homophobic and transphobic bullying in Ireland. The fifth annual Stand Up! Awareness Week is organised by BeLonG To, Ireland’s national organisation for LGBT young people. For the week of March 10th – 14thth, BeLonG To has provided vital educational materials […]