Scottish Schools Celebrate LGBTI History Month with Tribute to Queer Icons

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02/04/2019

Scotland’s secondary schools are transforming corridors into tributes to icons like Marsha P Johnson this LGBTI History Month. ‘Icons: Who Made LGBT History’ is a booklet launched last week of 28 positive LGBT role models. It was designed by the Time for Inclusive Education (TIE) campaign. TIE successfully campaigned for LGBTI history to be taught in the Scottish curriculum last year. ‘Kids aren’t just LGBT during LGBT History Month’ Speaking to Gay Star News, TIE co-founder Jordan Daly said LGBTI youth ‘often don’t have any role-models in their learning.’ ‘Sometimes, there is nothing visibly about their school community that tells them they are supported.

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