This is a public meeting. Everyone is welcome. An opportunity to ask questions, seek clarification and find out what is really happening with LGBT teaching in schools (primary or secondary).
The event is hosted by Jeremy Hoad, Levenshulme Pride.
The format is an open conversation with contributions from various people and representatives to enable an informed and inclusive discussion.
Everyone is welcome to attend. Contributors to the discussion include:
Carl Austin-Behan (LGBT Adviser to the Mayor of Greater Manchester)
Paul Martin (CEO, LGBT Foundation)
Chloe Cousins (The Proud Trust)
Jay Lanyon (National Education Union Teachers’ Union)
NASUWT Teachers’ Union
Paul Fairweather (LGBT Historian, campaigner & former Councillor)
Manchester Parents Group
Councillor Bev Craig (Burnage Ward, LGBT Women Lead)
Councillor Julie Reid (Gorton and Abbey Hey Ward)
Peter Cookson (Former Councillor, Gorton South and LGBT Men Lead)
DATE & TIME
Wednesday 3rd April, 19.00 start
Levenshulme Old Library
Organised by Levenshulme Pride
Levenshulme Pride has been consulting with local schools, Manchester City Council councillors with responsibility for LGBT matters (Bev Craig and Chris Wills) and schools (Luthfur Rahman), Schools Out, The Proud Trust, Manchester Parents Group, the National Education Union and Carl Austin-Behan (LGBT Adviser to Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham).
We will confirm a date and time for the public meeting on LGBT teaching in schools very soon. In the meantime our initiative is receiving attention in the press as a positive way to address concerns. This is about opening up dialogue and providing clear and accurate information.
Read the Manchester Evening News article HERE