Monday, 4 June 2007

The sexual agenda of our schools

Ed: It reminds me of a chart of world civilizations I saw in a school in East London over Easter which ommitted the British Empire (despite having the Persian, Roman, etc) and, perhaps even worse, ommitted Australia and New Zealand from the map!

"Stopping homophobic bullying, or changing a culture of homophobia, will take time. There are many achievements to be celebrated along the way, eg winning the support of governors, rewriting the school bullying policy, involving children and young people in an audit, providing access to information leaflets about safer sex that are relevant to LGB pupils, or simply increasing the number of images around the school that challenge stereotypes and traditional images of relationships. Each of these is an important step." (Emphasis added) Read more (pdf file)

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