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GALE is a learning community focusing on education about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues. We promote the full inclusion of people who are disadvantaged because of their sexual orientation, sexual identity and their expression by identifying, enhancing and sharing educational expertise. The membership of the community is free and open to anyone actively involved in education about LGBT issues.
India’s right wing politicians tried to stop publication of transgender supportive teacher training - December 29, 2021
29 December 2021 - India's National Council for Education Research and Training (NCERT) was forced to take down their newly developed module for teachers on issues of transgender and gender-conforming children. They were forced by a backlash from right-wingers who objected to references to caste-patriarchy, recommendations around gender-neutral restrooms, and mention of puberty blockers.
Greek Rainbow School asks government for inclusive sex education - December 02, 2021
2 December 2021 - The Greek organization Rainbow School is filing a petition to the Greek government to demand the introduction of sex education as a compulsory part of the curriculum. Rainbow School believes that urgent action is required to help LGBTIQ+ individuals overcome the hatred they face and that true inclusive sex education can contribute effectively towards this direction.
Teens are not being so-called infected with doubts about being transgender - November 17, 2021
17 November 2021 - A new research shows that “rapid onset gender dysphoria” does not exist and is probably based on research that is only based on opinions of prejudiced parents. The parents call this “a social contagion” in schools. They proclaim that the suddenness of teens coming out to be non-binary or transgender is “proof” that it is a fashion and a perverse attempt of the LGBTIQ movement to confuse children. (image: a book cover of a book by a parent promoting the rapid onset gender dysphoria myth)
Global attitudes towards LGBTIQ tend to polarize and deteriorate - November 11, 2021
11 November 2021 - An updated report on the LGBTI Global Acceptance Index shows that attitudes worldwide tend to polarize for and against LGBTI rights. Although the number of countries becoming more supportive is still rising, the hateful countries are getting more hateful and the populations of more supportive countries tends to become less supportive.
After the vaccinations: pandemic flux syndrome - October 26, 2021
26 October 2021 - When the COVID-19 prevention measures got more relaxed due to the increasing level of vaccination this summer, many people also became more emotionally relaxed. But recently many people are starting to get different feelings: blunted emotions, spikes in anxiety and depression, and a desire to drastically change something about their lives. Does this sound familiar? You might experiencing “pandemic flux syndrome”. Especially if your are LGBTIQ.