LGBT+ faith leaders present School Diversity Week panel

by Just Like Us
November 2021

Rabbi Anna Posner, who hosted a School Diversity Week masterclass about being a Jewish lesbian

Rabbi Anna Posner, Ludovic Zahed, Canon Rachel Mann and Ruby Almeida are speaking on an interfaith panel about being LGBT+, suitable for pupils aged 11 to 16, as part of Just Like Us’ School Diversity Week celebrations.

Primary schools, secondary schools and colleges can sign up to take part in School Diversity Week and access the charity’s full range of free online masterclasses.

School Diversity Week is the UK-wide celebration of LGBT+ equality in primary school, secondary schools and colleges.

This free interfaith panel is titled ‘Can you be a person of faith and LGBT+?’ and can be watched below.

Rabbi Anna Posner (she/her) studied at Leo Baeck College, she is a lesbian and the rabbi of LGBT+ inclusive synagogue Beit Klal Yisrael in London as well as Norwich Liberal Jewish Community.

Ludovic Zahed (he/him) is an openly gay Imam and is the founder of the first European inclusive mosque, located in Paris.

Canon Rachel Mann (she/her) is a Church of England priest and is the author of ‘Dazzling Darkness’, a memoir about growing up trans.

Ruby Almeida (she/her) is a lecturer and a campaigner for LGBT+ equality. She is the Chair of QUEST, a pastoral support group for LGBT+ Catholics.

This masterclass is part of a range of resources available on being LGBT+ and faith for schools.

Watch the stream on Facebook or YouTube.

The content and views expressed in these masterclasses are of the speaker(s) and do not necessarily represent those of charity Just Like Us.