Please visit our friends at Schools Out

Our friends at Schools Out (founders of LGBT History Month) do amazing work! This includes providing both a formal and informal support network for all people who want to raise the issue of homophobia, biphobia, transphobia and heterosexism in education; campaigning on lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans issues as they affect education; researching, debating and stimulating curriculum development on LGBT issues; working towards …

Daniel GrayPlease visit our friends at Schools Out

The Careful Poet: My experience as a transgender pre-service teacher

Being a pre-service teacher is rewarding but never easy; being a transgender pre-service teacher adds another dimension to the challenge. While the students can stare in confusion and be understood, it’s the cooperating teacher who can show blatant disrespect and discrimination without any repercussions. This video shares the story of my first time teaching as an out transmasculine person, and how …

Daniel GrayThe Careful Poet: My experience as a transgender pre-service teacher

When it becomes just ordinary

I’m not the first out teacher at my school, and I’m unlikely to be the last, but on this sweltering classroom day in June something profound happened that was so small that it bowled me over with hope and happiness.   I’ve been teaching for 7 years now and I always wanted to help students realise that they aren’t ‘wired’ …

Daniel GrayWhen it becomes just ordinary