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Headteacher kicked out this straight-A gay student because ‘it’s what Jesus would want’

‘If another queer kid comes out, I’m scared for them.’

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Childline helpline sees big rise in kids seeking advice about being LGBT+

‘I’ve been feeling really sad and cry non-stop.’

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LGBT+ youth who have suffered ‘conversion therapy’ over twice as likely to attempt suicide

New study also confirms that religious leaders are guilty of over 80% of so-called LGBT+ ‘cures’.

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Over 20% of Chinese university students say they are not straight

A new generation is coming out in China.

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UK government put ‘extreme pressure’ on school to halt LGBTI-inclusivity lessons

Department for Education allegedly pushed for the suspension of LGBTI-inclusivity lessons amid protests outside Birmingham schools

Texas daycare denies child admission over parent’s same-sex relationship

The two mothers were told it was an issue they are ‘mates’ by Parkview Christian Academy staff

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Morehouse students post Twitter videos accusing staff member of sexual abuse

DeMarcus Crews is now on administrative leave amid an investigation

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Italy: University allows trans students to self-identify on official forms

Thanks to this confidential measure, trans students who haven’t legally changed their name and gender yet will have a positive academic experience

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Israeli LGBTI rights groups to protest minister’s conversion therapy comments

Education Minister Rafi Peretz has been widely condemned for saying conversion therapy can be effective

Anti LGBTI lessons protestors outside Parkfield School (Photo: Twitter) court
LGBTI lessons keep hundreds of Birmingham students from school

Protesting parents said they had ‘no alternative option’

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Christian students suspended for allegedly making homophobic comments

Both students vehemently deny the accusations

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Amazon to support LGBTI inclusivity in schools with Reading Roadshow

‘It’s great that Amazon is visiting schools across the country to show young people that being true to themselves is an enabler, not a barrier, to their future’

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LGBTI bullying the most common in UK schools, study finds

Bullying relating to sexual orientation or gender identity is more common than racism or sexism in UK schools

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Birmingham school will resume altered LGBTI lessons in the fall

They are being tailored for a ‘faith community’

Survivors of Pulse, one of the many shootings depicted in the student film
High schooler’s film about Pulse and other shootings will move you to tears

‘In crowded places, I find myself subconsciously searching for guns,’ the student tells GSN about how her life’s been affected

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker
Illinois Governor signs order protecting trans and nonbinary students

Gov. Pritzker said he waned to ‘disrupt the patterns of discrimination’

The Calgary Catholic School District is requiring educators to sign a Catholicity clause
Indianapolis archbishop defends firing of teachers in same-sex marriages

Archbishop Charles Thompson said that all Catholic school employees were required to adhere to Catholic doctrine

Gavin Grimm graduated and now has a college scholarship
Gavin Grimm gifted college scholarship from generous stranger

Aaron Jackson previously took on the Westboro Baptist Church

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Boys can wear skirts, girls can wear pants for school uniforms in Mexico City

New policy promotes ‘equality’, mayor says

Anti LGBTI lessons protestors outside Parkfield School (Photo: Twitter) court
UK high court places bans on Birmingham school protests

There have been numerous demonstrations against LGBTI-inclusivity lessons outside schools in Birmingham

Letter from Birmingham students about protests
Birmingham students write letter asking protesters ‘not to disturb us’

Protests over LGBTI education have been ongoing for weeks

Richard Strauss, former doctor at Ohio State who abused male students
Ohio State University doctor sexually abused over 170 male students

A damning report revealed the truth about the now-dead doctor

Chicago high school couple who were kicked out of a restaurant
Teen boyfriends say they were kicked out of a Chicago restaurant for hugging

‘Get out. We don’t want your kind here,’ a man told them

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California parents remove children from school over LGBTI-inclusivity lessons

Some have argued that teaching lessons on LGBTI history is ‘far too complex’ for elementary school children

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Police violently break up student Pride march in Turkey

Video shows them using excessive force

Anti LGBTI lessons protestors outside Parkfield School (Photo: Twitter) court
Teachers call for more govt support on LGBTI-inclusivity lessons in schools

This follow numerous protests outside a number of primary schools in Birmingham