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LGBT+ Inclusion Guidance

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Trans Inclusion in Schools

Our friends at Allsorts Youth Project have created the Trans Inclusion Schools Toolkit. The toolkit provides information and guidance to schools and colleges on how to effectively support trans, non-binary and gender questioning students.

You can find the Trans Inclusion Schools Toolkit on Allsorts’ website – click here to find out more.


TRANS INCLUSIVE RESIDENTIALS

Our friends at Gendered Intelligence have created guidance to support professionals who work with young people on how to run residentials that are inclusive for young trans people.

The 24-page guidance includes strategies for residentials that prioritise the physical and emotional safety of every young person, centre consent and avoiding reinforcing gender stereotypes. It covers a wide range of areas from changing facilities and sleeping arrangements to outdoor activities and residentials abroad. It also provides guidance on how to support young people once the residential has come to an end.


LGBT+ INCLUSION IN FAITH SCHOOLS

Valuing All God’s Children (2019)

Created by the Church of England Education Office, this guidance was written to supportChurch of England schools in challenging LGBTphobia and offering “a safe and welcomingplace for all God’s children”.Guidance for Church of England Schools

Made in God’s Image (2018)

Written by the Catholic Education Service in collaboration with St Mary’s University, Madein God’s Image was designed to support Catholic schools in challenging LGBTphobia andsupporting inclusion.Challenging homophobic and biphobia bullying in Catholic schools

The Wellbeing of LGBT+ Pupils (2018)

KeshetUK alongside Chief Rabbi Mirvis, Jewish schools and Jewish LGBT+ people havewritten this guide for orthodox Jewish schools which provides practical advice forchallenging LGBTphobia and providing pastoral support for LGBT+ young people.A Guide for Orthodox Jewish Schools


INCLUDING LGBT PEOPLE IN SPORT – A GUIDE

Produced in collaboration with Pride Sports, this guide explores the challenges LGBT+ young people may face in accessing sport and how to create a more welcoming environment for young LGBT+ sportspeople.


TRANS YOUTH IN CARE: A GUIDE FOR SOCIAL CARE PROFESSIONALS (2016)

This guide from Three Circles Fostering explores the issues for trans young people in care and how caring professionals can support trans young people.


PLANNING EVENTS FOR PARENTS, CARERS AND FRIENDS

Holding scheduled events for the parents, carers and friends of LGBT+ young people can prove to be a very rewarding experience for all involved. Parents, carers and friends are able to ask questions and demystify what LGBT+ youth provisions offer and do. LGBT+ young people feel better supported and are often empowered from these events.

Access the guidance that can help you plan your next event for parents, carers and friends.


INCLUSIVITY – SUPPORTING BAME TRANS PEOPLE (2016)

Written by Sabah Choudrey and our friends at GIRES, this is a guide for LGBTQ and trans community groups, societies, organisations and charities to help you find answers to questions such as:

  • Why are there no or few BAME trans people in my group?
  • Why are there no or few BAME volunteers or workers in my organisation?
  • How can I support a BAME trans person who attends my group?

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