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Purple Reigns: Spirit Day 2014 at Dame Elizabeth Cadbury School, Birmingham, UK

Claire Stoneman | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK
Claire Stoneman

At the very end of Spirit Day, the entire school emptied onto the playground for a photograph to show our unity for all young LGBT people who have faced bullying, abuse or discrimination. And as our pupils jostled and argued over who would get to hold the rainbow flag, I knew that we had made a difference, and that things would never be the same again.

Dispelling the Dark Clouds of Section 28: Flying Into Blue Skies Through the Leadership of New Teachers

Claire Stoneman | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Claire Stoneman

I write this in the last week of the six week summer holiday, teetering on the brink of a brand new school year brimming with all its hope and possibility. 2014-2015 academic year, for my school - Dame Elizabeth Cadbury in Bournville, Birmingham - is a very exciting one.

Ukip Suspends Councillor Who Claimed Gay Marriage Caused Flooding

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A Ukip councillor has been suspended by his party after a homophobic rant in a local newspaper blew up into a media storm. The former UKIP Council...

Was Stabbing A Gay Hate Crime?

The Huffington Post/ PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A stabbing which left a man seriously ill in hospital may have been the victim of a gay hate crime, Detectives fear. The 35-year-old man from Chest...

'Norwich Pride Is An Unashamed Carnival Of Perverted Carnality'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 30.08.2013 | UK

A pastor is under police investigation after describing the Norwich Pride celebrations as an “unashamed carnival of perverted carnality”. Rev D...

#FBrape: Will Facebook Heed Open Letter Protesting 'Endorsement Of Rape & Domestic Violence'?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK

A campaign to ban content endorsing domestic violence and rape against women on Facebook is urging high profile companies to boycott advertising on th...

Christian Worker Demoted After Anti-Gay Marriage Facebook Post

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK

A Christian who was demoted after posting his opposition to gay marriages on Facebook has taken his employer to court. Adrian Smith lost his manage...

Homophobic Teacher Who Called Pupils 'Poofs' And 'Batty Boys' Struck Off

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 24.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A teacher who made homophobic comments about pupils, calling them "poofs" and "batty boys" has been barred from teaching indefinitely. Jason Gibbs ...

Christian B&B Owners Appeal Ruling Over Gay Couple Ban

PA | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK

Christian guest house owners have appealed against a judge's ruling that they acted unlawfully in refusing to allow a gay couple to stay in a dou...