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LGBT+ Educators Awards 2019

The LGBT+ Educators Awards 2019 ceremony takes place on Saturday 30 November at NEU LGBT+ Conference in Blackpool.

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LGBT+ events

The NEU organises LGBT+ events and activities across the country. The union’s presence at Pride events sends out a message of solidarity to all LGBT+ educators and students.


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Sexual orientation harassment

Who is protected from harassment on grounds of sexual orientation, and the first steps you should take if you think you have been harassed at work.

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Supporting trans and gender questioning students

In the last few years there has been much work done, raising awareness and increasing the visibility of transgender issues. This advice aims to helps school and college staff support gender variant or questioning students in the educational environment.


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Lesbian visibility day is important for all educators

On 26 April Lesbian visibility day, an international awareness day celebrating the contribution of lesbians to society, educators of all sexualities across disciplines and in all educational settings, have an opportunity to celebrate this day to advance equality in their community. 

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LGBT+ Rights

Commenting on the passing of an urgency motion on LGBT+ rights at the Annual Conference of the National Education Union, Dr Mary Bousted, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, said: “It is crucial that every young person can feel happy and safe at school but too many LGBT+ young people still don't feel they can be themselves at school.

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