Sexual Orientation

SexualOrientation

Sexual orientation means a person’s sexual orientation towards: persons of the same sex, persons of the opposite sex, or persons of either sex. A reference to a person who has a particular protected characteristic is a reference to a person who is of a particular sexual orientation; a reference to persons who share a protected characteristic is a reference to persons who are of the same sexual orientation.

How can we ensure that people of all sexual orientations are treated fairly and feel like they belong in our schools?

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Alice Hoyle (RepreSENt)

Wellbeing Education Consultant with experience of being a teacher, head of PSHE department, local authority adviser for Relationships Sex and Health Education (RSHE), youth worker (LGBT+/ Mental wellbeing).

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Alternative Curriculum

Alternative Curriculum is a not-for-profit learning platform run by a group of like-minded individuals, educators and teachers, working together to create free online resources.

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Amazing People Schools

Amazing People Schools is an online learning platform that bring to life the incredible stories of diverse game changers from history.

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The Anne Frank Trust

The Anne Frank Trust is an education charity that empowers 10-15 year olds to challenge all forms of prejudice, inspired by the life and work of Anne Frank.

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ASCL

ASCL is committed to supporting and promoting equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) among school, college and trust leaders, and in our own organisation.

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Centre for LGBTQ+ Inclusion in Education

The Centre is committed to challenging all forms of prejudice, discrimination and marginalisation towards individuals and collectives in schools and colleges.

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Chiltern Teaching School

We are committed to excellent standards of teaching and also lead and champion work around inclusivity in education.

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Dellenty Consultancy

Shaun Dellenty B’Ed, NPQH, FCCT is multi award winning LGBT+ changemaker and trainer working primarily (but not exclusively) in the field of primary and secondary education.

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Diverse History UK

Diverse History UK provide educational consultancy and resource production services to address diversification of school curricula.

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Diversity Role Models

Diversity Role Models actively seeks to embed inclusion and empathy in the next generation. Our vision is a world where everyone embraces diversity and can thrive.

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Dual Frequency

Dual Frequency amplifies conversations around diversity in education through a range of resources – including magazines, a blog, a podcast and classroom activities.

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EduKit

EduKit exists to help schools improve student outcomes by focusing on all of the things that children need to learn at school, that they can’t study in books.

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Dr Emily Meadows

Dr. Emily Meadows (she/her) is an LGBTQ+ consultant for international schools. In addition to her doctoral degree, Emily holds master’s degrees in both Sexual Health and Counseling, and has worked as an international school counselor for over a decade.

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Engaging for Success

We’re business psychologists who believe passionately in the power of people to change the conversation, the system and even the world.

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EqualiTeach

EqualiTeach is a not-for-profit organisation providing high quality, interactive training and support on issues of equality, diversity and inclusion.

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Equitable Coaching

We exist to challenge structural and institutional discrimination. We are a group of practitioners and coaches who support organisations to work equitably, coaching leaders to develop and accelerate anti-racist practice.

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The Feminist Shop

I am a children’s author, currently working on my first adult’s non fiction, a public speaker and co-founder of The Feminist Shop – an ethical brand that educates on the topic of feminism.

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GAEd

GAEd Training and Consultancy was set up to support schools with LGBTQ+ inclusion.

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Get Real Sessions

Get Real Sessions exists to support schools in providing consistent, high quality, inclusive RSE from years 7 to 11.

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Hidayah LGBT

Our vision is to ensure our voices are heard and understood. Our mission is to provide support and welfare for LGBTQI+ Muslims and promote social justice and education about our community to counter discrimination, prejudice and injustice.

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HOPE not hate

We work with schools to train teachers and with students to challenge prejudice.

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Inclusion Labs

Inclusion Labs works with schools to empower them to be active and accountable in creating an inclusive community for every pupil.

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Inside Inclusion

Chris Gibbons is Director of Inside Inclusion and has over 15 years’ experience developing and delivering inclusion and anti-discrimination strategies across a range of industries in the private, public and voluntary sectors in the UK and around the world.

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Just Like Us

Just Like Us was founded for a simple reason: growing up LGBT+ is still unacceptably tough.

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The Key

The Key provides up-to-the-minute sector intelligence and resources that empower education leaders with the knowledge to act. Across all our services, The Key supports more than 12,500 schools across UK.

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Leading Women's Alliance

The Leading Women’s Alliance aims to empower women to become headteachers, so that every child can benefit from going to a school led by a great headteacher.

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LGBTed

We are a network of LGBT+ teachers and leaders, empowering us to be authentic in schools, colleges and universities.

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LGBTQIA+ Early Years

Our purpose is to promote inclusivity of LGBTQIA+ within all Early Years settings (child minders, nannies, nurseries, schools).

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Life Lessons

We create open and empathetic whole school cultures.

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Limit Less

The Limit Less campaign aims to increase the number of young people from currently underrepresented or underserved groups in the physics community to choose to do physics post-16.

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Loud and Proud

Anna & Bex Bothwell-O’Hearn (she/her) are both serving teachers in the primary and secondary sectors and are openly gay in the classroom. Together, they draw upon their own contrasting lived experiences to provide dynamic LGBTQIA+ awareness and training.

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Male Childcare & Teaching Jobs

Male Childcare & Teaching Jobs (MCTJ) is a pioneering UK-wide organisation dedicated to breaking the gender norms in the education and childcare sectors.

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Mosaic Youth

Mosaic LGBT+ Young Persons Trust supports, educates and inspires young LGBT+ persons age 13 -19 as well as those around them through innovative co-designed services and training.

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NAHT

NAHT is dedicated to promoting equality for all of its members. We aim to achieve sector-wide equal and fair treatment for everyone working and learning in UK schools and equal representation and engagement within our structures and democratic processes.

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NEU

A key priority of the union is to make sure all members have a voice in the union, the workplace and broader society; and do not face barriers to promotion, representation or participation.

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No Outsiders

No Outsiders enables children to recognise and embrace the diversity around them in preparation for global citizenship.

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Pop'n'Olly

Pop’n’Olly is the UK’s leading provider of LGBT+ educational resources for primary children, parents, carers and teachers.

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Pride & Progress

Pride & Progress is a podcast and a platform that amplifies the voices of LGBTQ+ educators and allies.

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Progressive Masculinity

We provide practical, safe and non-judgemental workshops KS2-4 which explore what it means to ‘be a man’ in today’s world.

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The Proud Trust

The Proud Trust is a life saving and life enhancing organisation that helps LGBT+ young people empower themselves, to make a positive change for themselves, and their communities.

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Queer Education Consultancy

Queer Education has been established to support educators around the world reflect on and diversify their curriculum, school ethos and statutory duties (KCSIE & PSED).

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Quest

Founded in 1973, Quest is lay volunteer led and offers pastoral support and community in safe spaces to LGBT+ Catholics, our families and friends.

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Schools Out UK

The overall aim of Schools OUT UK is to promote equality and diversity for the benefit of the public.

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Sexplain

Sexplain provides comprehensive and inclusive relationships and sex education workshops for young people in the UK.

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Sexpression:UK

Sexpression:UK is a near-peer independent UK charity with the goal of empowering young people to make decisions about relationships and sex.

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Socially Just Physical Education & Youth Sport

An organisation dedicated to creating spaces where young people can flourish in physical education and youth sport.

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Still I Rise

Still I Rise Diversity Storytelling was founded in 2019 to read books together and recommend our favourite titles from all over the world.

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Stonewall

Stonewall was founded in 1989 in response to Section 28, which was overturned in England and Wales in 2003, the same year that Stonewall became a registered charity.

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Think2Speak

Empowering LGBTQ children, young people and their families. Amplifying their voices, providing support and offering hope.

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Thought Project

We are a feminist organisation based in India that creates art and offers training and consultation services on issues of gender and sexuality, diversity and inclusion.

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Timbrell Education

Ian Timbrell is an experienced educator, leader and consultant, who supports schools, colleges and businesses to improve their LGBTQ+ inclusion policies, procedures and provision.

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Tranquiliti

Tranquiliti is a new, digital platform that transforms the ability of schools to support student wellbeing.

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Trans Catholic Teacher

George White provides training in LGBT Inclusion specifically for Catholic schools.

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Troy Jenkinson Education

Troy Jenkinson, a passionate advocate for inclusivity, creates positive change through the power of storytelling. As an accomplished author of children’s books, he celebrates diversity and fosters empathy in young readers.

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