Resources

Resources & Helpful Links

We have a huge range of publications, links and resources below to help provide

you with all the information and guidance you may need, whether that's promoting
an inclusive classroom, getting advice on coming out, or learning more about the community!


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Helpful Links

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UK History of LGBT+ Rights

Learn more about the London Pride parade and the history of gay rights in the UK.

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Pronoun App

A game that allows you to practise using different pronouns.

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On My Mind

A free resource to help young people make informed choices about their mental health & wellbeing.

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Gender Construction Kit

Gender Construction Kit is an open resource project run by volunteers and is a guide to changing all things linked to gender.  

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NHS Choices: Gender Dysphoria

Information on gender dysphoria from a medical standpoint, including help with diagnosis, treatment and support options.

Keeping Safe

Being an LGBT+ Student

A complete guide to living and studying in the UK while being an LGBT+ student.

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Traveling as an LGBT+ Individual

A study of the world’s most dangerous countries for LGBT+ travellers reveals the good, the average and the utterly grotesque.

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LGBT+
Bullying

Advice and tips on dealing with LGBT+ bullying for young people, parents and careers, employees and employers.

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Hate Crime App

Working together to help victims of hate crime, Dorset Police and BCP, have launched a smartphone app for iPhone and Android.

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Open Learn: Sexuality and Gender Identity

This free course explores how legal/social/cultural attitudes surrounding LGBT+ identities. have changed over time

For Professionals

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Caring for Gender Non-conforming Young People

A free e-learning course, created by GIRES, to help professionals and families understand the needs of LGBT+ young people.

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A free e-learning resource, developed by GIRES, for organisations in the public and private sectors.

Transgender Awareness for Employers & Service Providers

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Supporting Transgender Young People

This guidance aims to support educational settings to develop and sustain effective pastoral care systems.

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Safeguarding Crisis Hub

A website providing resources through COVID-19 includes safeguarding advice, advice for families, and links to helpful organisations.

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Promoting Trans Equality in Further Education

Free online training and resources aiming to promote understanding of transgender equality.

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LGBT+
Education

A guide for LGBT+ students and families, with information and resources on classroom practise & curriculum inclusion.

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LGBT+ Teaching Resources

LGBT+ teaching resources with a strong focus on resources that would be useful to adult educators and ESOL practitioners.

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Schools
OUT UK

Schools OUT is a charity which aims to make educational settings safe and inclusive for LGBT+ individuals by providing resources.

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LGBT+ History Month: Curriculum Posters

These free, downloadable and printable posters were produced by Kit Heyam to help make LGBT history visible in the curriculum. 

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Youth Work Support

This website is designed to bring together relevant advice, guidance, support and tools for youth workers during COVID-19.