Mr Cargill, the teacher (who is gay) | @chicargill

This story originally appeared on Jerome Cargill’s blog – find him at @chicargill Earlier this week a story aired about me on Seven Sharp, a current affairs news programme in New Zealand. It profiled me as a gay teacher working with colleagues that are also open about their sexualities and how we are supporting students with their own identities. This story …

out_teacherMr Cargill, the teacher (who is gay) | @chicargill

Being out was never in question | @Sara_KostMN

This is an original blog post by Sara Kost (@Sara_KostMN), an out teacher from Minneapolis. It was never a question for me, whether or not to be out at school. Even throughout my undergrad, in all of my education classes, and during my student teaching, I was out. After coming out when I was 16, there was no way, I decided, no …

out_teacherBeing out was never in question | @Sara_KostMN

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

I think I’m out now – The aftermath of coming out in a national newspaper.

This article originally appeared on Not A Second Class Teacher blog It seems like a lifetime ago now, when I was beginning to come to terms with my sexuality, I turned to the internet for support. It was a desperate and almost fruitless search to find any trace of personal accounts from other Irish LGBT teachers. Were any LGBT teachers out …

out_teacherI think I’m out now – The aftermath of coming out in a national newspaper.