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How To Be A Better LGBTQI+ Ally activity icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

How To Be A Better LGBTQI+ Ally

So you think you're supportive? But are you really an LGBTQI+ ally? Test yourself by using our immersive film-based interactive.

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Asexuality 101: Isn’t that for plants? article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Asexuality 101: Isn’t that for plants?

I like to nip that one in the bud as soon as possible. Yes, Asexuality can refer to a form of plant procreation, no, we do not bud, yes, we have heard this joke a billion times, and yes, we are kinda bored of it at this point.

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Supporting young trans people’s rights to health and happiness article icon

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Supporting young trans people’s rights to health and happiness

Transgender and non-binary children and young people are more visible than ever – but their voices are not often heard.

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Reading Between the Lines: uncovering racism and homophobia in British history article icon

History & The Arts 

Reading Between the Lines: uncovering racism and homophobia in British history

Historically, there was a tendency to ascribe lesbianism to BAME women and ‘other’ nations. Anita Pilgrim draws on some examples in this article...

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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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"That's so gay!" Homophobic language and school

How is the word 'gay' used in your school? What negative impact can it have on the pupils' views about homosexuality? Find out with the founder of Inclusion for All, Shaun Dellenty.

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15 mins
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Do fictional characters shift perceptions of transgender people? article icon

History & The Arts 

Do fictional characters shift perceptions of transgender people?

New research in America suggests that characters like Laverne Cox's Sophia Burset in Orange Is The New Black may have more impact on how society reacts to transgender people, than the reported experiences of real people. Erica L Rosensthal and Traci Gillig share some of their findings.

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What do sports authorities have to do to take account of transgender competitors? video icon

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What do sports authorities have to do to take account of transgender competitors?

Transgender people are now able to compete at the Olympics - but there are some who worry this might create opportunities for cheating. Katharina Lindner explores the questions.

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Are businesses just leaping on transgender trends to turn a profit? article icon

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Are businesses just leaping on transgender trends to turn a profit?

When Selfridges is clearing space to make a genderfluid display space, and Will Young is working with trans actors, transgender people might seem to be riding a wave into the heart of the mainstream. But, says Ray Fillar, until the media goes deeper than just jumping on the transwagon, we've still a long way to go.

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Why are people upset about the Stonewall Movie? article icon

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Why are people upset about the Stonewall Movie?

A film celebrating the Stonewall riots and the birth of LGBTQ pride would, you'd think, be welcomed by those it claims to champion. But the approach and what's been left out has made the movie a flashpoint in its own right.

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