Equalities

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The tools to talk about gender

Advice to help you have confident conversations about gender from NEU (ATL section) equalities officer, John Shortell.

Transgender awareness week

An ATL member shares their experiences of supporting trans pupils.

'Black'

In the second of her Black History Month blogs, Shakila Said talks about her experiences with the word 'Black'

Putting an end to period poverty

Fourth Wave: London Feminist Activists tell us about their petition to provide free sanitary protection to all children in all schools and end period poverty.

Teaching Black History

On the 30th anniversary of Black History Month, ATL member Shakila Said shares her thoughts on the importance of teaching Black history.

ATL's Equality Policy

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion are integral core beliefs at ATL. These beliefs inform everything we do from policy decisions to national campaigns; ATL is committed to representing the diversity of its membership and the students they teach.

What’s it like to be an LGBT+ student in 2017?

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales. Since then, legislation may have brought equality in law, but have societal attitudes towards LGBT+ people caught up?

Small gestures, big effects

Ahead of this Saturday's Pride events, ATL member Ian McClary, from Bryanston School, Dorset, shares his experiences as a gay, Christian teacher.

Pupils subjected to hate crime and speech while at school - ATL poll

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Factsheet

Trans and gender questioning pupils

This guidance sets out some of the first steps you can take to support gender variant or questioning pupils, and the resources available to help you.