Entries by Shaun Dellenty from 08/2012

If Children Can See Why the Misuse of the Word Gay Is Damaging Why Can't Society?

| Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education

This week, a journalist in a popular newspaper used the word 'gay' in a manner that reinforced negative connotations; yet again I was reminded me that there is still a long way to go in ending the use of the word gay as a pejorative term.

Making a Big Deal of 'It'- Openly Gay Role Models and the Olympics

| Posted 08.13.2012 | UK Universities & Education

How powerful would it have been for me to have an openly gay teacher, or to see openly gay Olympians being celebrated on the television, or to know that one day a man called Harvey Milk once stood up for what he believed in, in the same way that Rosa Parks made her stand against hate?