LISTEN: Pride - How the past can shape our future
Bryan Simpson (Unite Hospitality Organiser), Pam Currie (EIS-FELA President), Ged Killen (MP for Rutherglen and Hamilton West) and Mridul Wadhwa (Forth Valley Rape Crisis) addressed the event
TO MARK Pride season, TIE (Time for Inclusive Education) and CommonSpace held a special event on 25 July, with a guest panel sharing their defining Moments and Icons from LGBT history. We discussed what can be learned from them today in the quest to advance LGBT rights. Listen to the speeches from the event below.
Gemma Clark: Take Pride from our history - be proud of ourselves
Gemma Clark, a volunteer, speaker and writer with Time for Inclusive Education (TIE), writes ahead of TIE and CommonSpace’s special event to mark Pride on 18 July on the heroes of LGBT history. Clark looks at those who have inspired her from the past, and what inspires her today.
PRIDE. It’s a word that now has more than one meaning, largely thanks to the queer heroes and heroines of Stonewall.
18 July: Pride - How the Past can Shape our Future
Get your ticket for the special Pride season event here
JOIN Time for Inclusive Education (TIE) and CommonSpace digital media site for a special event to mark Pride season, as a guest panel shares their defining Moments and Icons from LGBT history - and we discuss what can be learned from them today in the quest to advance LGBT rights.
- Hannah Bardell, MP for Livingston
- Ged Killen, MP for Rutherglen and Hamilton West
TIE announce teachers panel to oversee new charity’s school resources and services
The new Teachers Panel will put teachers’ “voices at the heart of TIE”
TIE HAVE announced a new independent Teachers Panel to supervise the development of their school resources and services, as the campaign group moves towards scaling up as a fully fledged charity.
TIE’s three year campaign for LGBT-inclusive education in all Scottish schools won the support of the Scottish Government earlier this month, when Education Minister John Swinney announced that he was accepting all of the recommendations of the implementation group.
TIE announces Board as it prepares for role in delivery of LGBT-inclusive education
Liam Stevenson, TIE co-founder: “To date, we have reached over 25,000 school pupils - but this is only the tip of the iceberg, and we are inundated with requests as we move forward.
THE TIE Campaign has announced a Board of Trustees as it prepares to evolve to meet its new challenge of helping to deliver LGBT-inclusive education, after the Scottish Government officially adopted the recommendations of the Implementation Group earlier this month.
VIDEO: The story of the Tie Campaign
Today in the Scottish Parliament, Education Minister John Swinney announced that LGBT-inclusive education will be embedded in the Scottish curriculum.
The announcement is a result of a tirelessly-fought grassroots campaign by friends Jordan Daly and Liam Stevenson. This is their story.
Triumph for grassroots activism as Scotland adopts world leading LGBTI inclusive education
All Scotland's state schools to be covered by new regulations including teaching, training and monitoring
SCOTTISH Education Minister John Swinney has accepted the recommendations of campaigners for the introduction of LGBTI inclusive education in all of Scotland's state funded schools.