The LGBT+ Educators Awards 2019 ceremony takes place on Saturday 30 November at NEU LGBT+ Conference in Blackpool.
As teachers and educators, we stand in support of our colleagues around the country who are working to make our schools and colleges more inclusive and who are celebrating LGBT+ diversity.
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.
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.
To mark International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHoBiT), the National Education Union (NEU) is launching its Pride season campaign.
Black women in the UK are less likely to take part in sport than their white counterparts. Camille Kumar, NEU LGBT+ and race equality policy specialist, looks into why Caster Semenya's case is so important.
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.
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.