A non-uniform day to celebrate LGBTIs in UK schools is coming

A school leader recently told me: ‘I’m not sure this school is ready for homosexuals.’ So no wonder homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying can go unreported for a very long time.

For pupils coming to terms with their sexuality, complaining about ‘gay’ being used negatively or being bullied is tantamount to coming out. That can be terrifying.

Just Like Us has launched UK School Diversity Week (20 to 24 June) to bring a more positive and proactive approach to challenging discrimination and celebrating difference. Schools across the country will be holding a non-uniform day, wearing diversity bands and other events in the biggest celebration of LG