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Scotland: Government Set to Back ‘world Leading’ Reforms on LGBTI Education in Schools

10/06/2018 | The Herald

LANDMARK reforms on how LGBTI issues are taught in schools will be pushed through after a blueprint was produced by a working group set up by the Government. The changes, which followed a campaign spearheaded by two equality activists, include relationships, sexual health and parenthood (RSHP) education and an overhaul of how homophobic bullying is recorded. Ministers are believed to be sympathetic to a package of reforms that were produced by a range of stakeholders including the Catholic Church. Founded in 2015 by Jordan Daly and Liam Stevenson, the ‘Time for Inclusive Education’ (TIE) campaign was set up to combat homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in schools by calling for LGBT “inclusive” education.

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