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transgender
23
Nov

Headteachers warned calling female pupils ‘girls’ or ‘ladies’ could cause anxiety

Calling female pupils ‘girls’ or ‘ladies’ could cause anxiety, according to the Government’s former mental health champion Natasha Devon. Speaking at the Girls’ School Association annual conference, Devon said staff should be conscious to only use gender-neutral language when addressing pupils. Devon told the audience that she believes it is ‘patronising’ to walk into an...
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13
Nov

Church of England schools told that children should be allowed to experiment with gender

Church of England schools have been told that children should be allowed to experiment with gender. The church’s first guidance for teachers on transgender issues says that children should not be restricted by their gender when dressing up. The guidance specifies that girls should be allowed to wear a fireman’s helmet, tool belt and superhero...
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LGBT
08
Nov

UK voted best country for LGBT parents

The UK has been voted the best country for LGBT parents, according to a new survey. The research, conducted by Lifecake, found that attitudes towards the traditional ‘nuclear’ family are changing, with an increasing number of LGBT parents, working mums and stay-at-home dads. Changing work patterns for women and men, an increase in LGBT marriages...
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20
Oct

Playboy features its first transgender Playmate

Model Ines Rau has become Playboy’s first transgender Playmate. Rau will feature as November’s Playmate, a first in the magazine’s 64-year history. A Playmate is a model who appears on the coveted centrefold within the magazine as its Playmate of the Month. Rau, 26, is a French model who has previously appeared in Vogue Italia...
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04
Oct

Women-only Cambridge college will now accept transgender students who identify as female

Murray Edwards college have changed their admissions to allow transgender students who identify as female to study there. In the past, the college followed the admissions policy of Cambridge University’s two other women-only colleges, Newnham and Lucy Cavendish. They only accept applicants who are legally recognised as women. But, after the council voted, Murray Edwards...
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08
Sep

Schools around the UK to stamp out LGBT bullying

More than a 1,000 schools across the UK will take part in an initiative to stamp out homophobic, biphobic and transphobic (HBT) bullying in the classroom. The £3 million initiative, led by the Government Equalities Office, aims to ensure children are free from being bullied for their sexual orientation or gender identity. The programme will...
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LGBT
08
Sep

Hate crime against LGBT people has increased by 78 per cent since 2013

Hate crimes against LGBT people in Britain by 78 per cent since 2013, new research has shown. The research, conducted by Stonewall, found that one in five LGBT people have experienced a hate crime and incident because of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity in the last 12 months. The survey, which polled over 5,000...
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26
Jul

Donald Trump bans transgender people from serving in the US military

President Donald Trump has banned transgender people from serving in the US military. Trump has declared that transgender people will not be welcome in “any capacity” in the military, making the announcement on his Twitter account. He tweeted, “After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will...
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