Archive | Bullying in Schools

Anti-bullying Week 2013

This Anti-Bullying Week we call on children and young people to take the lead on creating a future without bullying – using new technologies to promote positive communication rather than being held back by cyberbullying #ABW2013.  If you are a school, college or education provider and you want to receive regular updates on the week, sign up to […]

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Stonewall launches campaign to eradicate workplace homophobia ‘once and for all’

Stonewall has launched a national campaign to tackle endemic levels of homophobia in Britain’s workplaces. Featuring two people at work, the campaign states clearly that: ‘One is gay. If that bothers people, our work continues’. The campaign comes in response to YouGov polling which shows that in the last five years 2.4m people of working […]

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Bournemouth in top ten of Stonewall’s Education Equality Index for the first time

Bournemouth Borough Council has been ranked 9th in Stonewall’s 2013 Education Equality Index for preventing and tackling homophobic bullying in schools. The Council’s performance was measured by the assessment of three areas; the role of the local authority, working with schools and working with the local community. Their performance was compared to the other 41 […]

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Hampshire Constabulary LAGLOs supports national ‘It Gets Better’ police film

Two Hampshire Constabulary police officers joined lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender colleagues from across the country in a video for the ‘It Gets Better’ campaign. The film was released by the Association of Chief Police Officers and The College of Policing to mark International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia on May 17. It features the […]

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Bletchley Park Goes Rainbow

  Sir John Dermot Turing spoke movingly of his uncle’s arrest – on the day of Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation – and subsequent appalling treatment at the hands of the legal system in the 1950s in a speech that rounded off a fantastic array of events and speeches at the Pre-Launch of LGBT History Month […]

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Get involved in Anti-Bullying Week with Stonewall

  “There are lots of ways for you to get involved and below are some ideas. But feel free to think of your own – we’d love to hear about them and support you in any way we can. Click here to download our Supporters’ Fundraising Pack. Do your homework! Take part in our campaign urging schools to […]

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Introducing Project Solace

“Project Solace recognised the need for prevention work with young people in our area after two particular ASB Cases were referred to us by the community. One involved children causing ASB in an alleyway where elderly people lived, another in a new play park where bullying and fighting was witnessed by parents between other children […]

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Schools still falling short of equality

Does winning same sex civil marriage mean LGBT people have finally achieved equality? Our lives have certainly been revolutionised in just a few years. With the Equality Act 2010, voted for by the all the main parties, we secured equal status in the law with everyone else. But there is still a serious problem in […]

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Anti-Bullying Week 2012

    The Anti-Bullying Alliance established Anti-Bullying Week in 2006 and coordinates the week each year. This year’s theme – We’re better without bullying -shines a light on bullying and its effect on achievement. Together we can make it clear that we do not accept bullying in our schools, clubs and teams and create environments […]

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Davies, The Paying Guests and Pride

Russell T Davies and Queer as Folk gave us some brilliant moments: Nathan standing up on a nightclub stage and […]

Reading Pride Announce Festival Line-Up

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Reading Pride have announced the full programme and stage line-up for the 2014 Pride Parade & Festival on Saturday 30th […]

Swindon and Wiltshire Pride: Interviews

Jo Sharpe (Pride Chair) Steve Pryor (Committee member and Parade Manager) I want to congratulate you first on today because […]

Lauren Bacall – 1924-2014

US film actress and gay rights advocate Lauren Bacall has died at the age of 89 at her home due […]

Same-sex marriage – conversions and cross-border hazards

Author Lauren Evans is family law solicitor at Kingsley Napley LLP and a member of the firm’s International Families & […]

Swindon & Wiltshire 7th Annual Pride: Saturday 9th August 2014

“We are really pleased to announce that, following a hard year of, fundraising, planning and organising next week see’s Swindon […]