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Scottish Parliament petitions committee reject calls for LGBTI+ inclusive education
Campaigners slam "shocking" decision made on a "technicality"
THE SCOTTISH PARLIAMENTS'S public petitions committee has closed its considerations regarding calls for changes to education to combat the abuse of LGBTI+ pupils.
The decision struck LGBTI+ activists from out of the blue, as it was made during a committee meeting arranged to discuss evidence from civil society bodies regarding demands made by the Tie (Time for Inclusive education) campaign for egalitarian and inclusive teaching of sexuality to be made statutory in Scottish schools.
Petition opposing the Offensive Behaviour Act set to be discussed by MSPs
Campaigners call for "full and frank" review into controversial legislation
MSPs are set to discuss a petition opposing the controversial Offensive Behaviour Act in the Scottish Parliament today (Tuesday 12 January).
The Scottish Parliament's public petitions committee will hear evidence from fans submitted alongside 9,000 signatures collected by the campaign group Fans Against Criminalisation.
The shocking reality of LGBTI+ experiences in Scottish schools revealed
Time for Inclusive Education campaigners expose Scottish Parliament to appalling statistics and testimony regarding school age children
THE Time for Inclusive Education campaign (Tie) for LGBTI+ education has distributed a pamphlet to all 129 MSPs in the Scottish Parliament as part of a presentation to the public petitions committee.
Tie is campaigning for an LGBTI+ inclusive education which presents a broad spectrum of human suxualities to pupils and adresses the needs and issues of LGBTI+ students, to be made statutory in Scottish schools.
Campaign for LGBTI+ inclusive education receives support from MSPs
Scottish Parliament public petitions committee hears evidence collected from survivors of homophobic bullying
CAMPAIGNERS for LGBTI+ inclusive education have received a supportive response from MSPs after delivering a presentation to the Scottish Parliament's public petitions committee.
Scottish secularists back Tie LGBTI+ education campaign as it gives evidence to parliament
Campaign for LGBTI+ inclusive education in schools gives evidence to Scottish parliament public petitions committee
THE SCOTTISH SECULAR SOCIETY (SSS) has given its support to the Tie campaign for LGBTI+ inclusive education as it presents its evidence before the Scottish Parliaments public petitions committee.
9,000 strong petition submitted to Scottish Parliament calling for repeal of Offensive Behaviour Act
Fans Against Criminalisation also submit document carrying 84 pages of comments from signatories
CAMPAIGNING group Fans Against Criminalisation (FAC) have submitted a petition carrying around 9000 signatures to the Scottish Parliament, calling for the repeal of the Offensive Behaviour Act (OBA).
Campaigners and religious figures reject reverend's anti-LGBT rights claims
Supporters of a campaign for LGBTI+ education tell church "we have left the 1950's behind"
SUPPORTERS of the Time for Inclusive Education (Tie) Campaign have rebuffed a submission from the Free Church of Scotland to the Scottish Parliament regarding a petition supporting LGBTI+ education in schools.