Why is tackling LGBT issues so important?
- The School Report (2017), a survey by Cambridge University, found that:
- 45% of lesbian, gay, bi and trans young people are bullied for being LGBT.
- 86% hear the phrases ‘that’s so gay’ or ‘you’re so gay’ whilst in school.
- 40% of lesbian, gay, bi and trans young people are never taught anything about LGBT issues at school.
Find out how LGBT issues affect:
Physical and online safety
Future relationships and opportunities
Who is this conference suitable for?
The Teachers’ Report (2014), carried out by YouGov for Stonewall, found that:
9 out of 10 secondary school teachers say students in their schools are bullied, harassed or called names for being – or being perceived as being – lesbian, gay or bi.
86% of primary school teachers have not received any specific training on how to tackle homophobic bullying.