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What LGBTQ+ Relationships Can Teach Us About Love article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

What LGBTQ+ Relationships Can Teach Us About Love

Listen up straight couples. Here’s why LGBTQ+ relationships tend to be happier according to science.

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Lesbian, gay and bisexual teenagers at much greater risk of depression article icon

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Lesbian, gay and bisexual teenagers at much greater risk of depression

Adolescence can be tough for young people, but it can be especially hard for teenagers who aren’t straight. Dr Mathijs Lucassen explains. 

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Education & Development 

Cognition and gender development

This course taster is taken from the Open University’s ‘Child Development’ course (ED209). It is an extract from one of the four course text books (Banerjee, R. (2005) ‘Gender identity and the development of gender roles’, in Ding, S. and Littleton, K. S. (eds) Children’s Personal and Social Development, Oxford, Blackwell.) © Open University 2005

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Five things to know about being disabled and LGBTQ

Disabled people are often wrongly assumed not to have sexuality or interest in sex! Here, Jamie Hale reels off 5 things you need to know about being disabled and LGBTQ...

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Why school-based sex education isn’t inclusive enough article icon

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Why school-based sex education isn’t inclusive enough

Only a small minority of LGBT young people learn about sexual health in the classroom, which could put them at risk. 

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Methods in Motion: Developing psychosocially informed self-help on gender article icon

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Methods in Motion: Developing psychosocially informed self-help on gender

Senior Lecturer in Psychology Dr Meg-John Barker challenges the 'gender is binary and fixed at birth' narrative.

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Workshops on gender diversity – helping us move from insults to inclusion. article icon

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Workshops on gender diversity – helping us move from insults to inclusion.

How can we tackle the bullying of transgender youth in schools? Can workshops on gender diversity help?

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When do children develop a sense of gender? article icon

Education & Development 

When do children develop a sense of gender?

Young children are flexible about their ideas of gender - but, for most, that flexibility soon vanishes. When do ideas about gender become fixed in children's minds?

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Why do transgender students need safe bathrooms? article icon

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Why do transgender students need safe bathrooms?

Which bathroom transgender people use has become a flashpoint in a lot of educational institutions - and other public spaces are likely to follow. Alison Gash explains why it's important.

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Education & Development 

Gender development

Robin Banerjee asks why very young children exhibit stereotyped ideas about gender roles.

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