Homophobic bullying still a problem for LGBT teachers | @NASUWT

The overwhelming majority of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) teachers have experienced bullying and harassment related to their sexuality during their careers, a conference organised by the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, has heard. LGBT teachers from across the country gathered in Birmingham for the NASUWT’s LGBT Consultation Conference to discuss the challenges facing them as teachers, the impact …

out_teacherHomophobic bullying still a problem for LGBT teachers | @NASUWT

Coming out at school has really helped my students | @emmabaldry

Emma Baldry (@emmabaldry) is a secondary supply/substitute teacher in Merseyside, England. She is co-ordinating an education area at this year’s Liverpool Pride, predominantly aimed at families and children to educate them about the LGBT community. Emma is running a Liverpool Pride competition for the schools in Merseyside, with the aim of increasing LGBT visibility (for students and teachers) in primary and secondary …

out_teacherComing out at school has really helped my students | @emmabaldry