Government Commits 2m To Fight Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia In Schools

Published: October 29, 2014

Andre Walker
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The funding was announced on the gay news service Pink News by the Secretary of State for Education and Equality Nicky Morgan. She said: "Homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying are particularly pernicious forms of bullying, which are not only upsetting but also leave young people feeling isolated and uncomfortable with who they are.

"For all of the great advances this country had made in securing LGBT equality, these types of bullying remain stubbornly persistent – with a recent survey from charity Metro finding that the vast majority of LGBT young people had experienced some form of harassment or name calling."

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