Welcome at LGBT education

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.

Spanish teachers wear skirts to support boy student - June 22, 2021

22 June 2021 - In May, male teachers from Spain in Euskadi wore skirts in school as a protest. In October 2020, a 15-year old student published a video in which he said he was kicked out of school and sent to a psychologist for wearing a skirt. The teachers wore the skirts to support the student.

Hungary censors education about sexual and gender diversity - June 18, 2021

18 June 2021 - The Hungarian parliament has taken a new step towards marginalizing LGBTIQ people and to destroy the quality of education. They did this by adoption a new law that depends sharing content about homosexual orientation and sex reassignment with young people. The new law impacts educational programs, advertising and even popular television shows. As other countries have done more than a century ago, the Hungarian government links homosexuality with pedosexual seduction and rape.

Schools in Australia can still expel students for being gay or trans - June 08, 2021

8 June 2021 - In a recent parliament debate in Australia, the government was reminded by senator Janet Rice that the government promised to produce legislation to forbid religious schools banning LGBT students three years ago. However, the government does not want to grant this protection now because “it is still considering the development of the Religious Discrimination Bill”.

European project prepares to launch e-course on gender for teen boys - April 19, 2021

19 April 2021 - Recently, the European Erasmus+ project “gender education of teen boys: a digital toolkit” published her first newsletter. The project announces that the digital toolkit will be accessible after the summer vacation.

Presentation of new method for LGBTI sensitivity in VET - March 30, 2021

30 March 2021 - On May 18, the European federation for Vocational Education and Training providers will organize an online presentation and expert meeting of the SENSE-project on LGBTI issues in vocational education. The presentation will present the four products of the project and will discuss the need for national and European specific qualifications vocational students need to support LGBTI clients and customers. At the end of the online meeting, a Dutch spoken session will be held to discuss the specific experiences in the Dutch partner organization ROC van Amsterdam.