Resources and Research

Whether you are a young person, an education professional, a parent or just interested in how to tackle homophobic bullying, there are some great resources at hand which you can download in pdf format below;

You can order hard copies of the resources below and all of Stonewall's other materials here.

We would like to hear from you. Let us know what you think of our resources. 

Primary School Resouces

Including Different Families guide

A guide for primary school teachers and relevant to secondary school teachers. For more information and to download click here.

Celebrating Difference Cornerstone document 

This four page document outlines Stonewall's work with primary schools.  It explains why it's important to talk about different families, and gives ten top tips on how to create an inclusive school environment.  For more information and to download this resource, click here.

Different Families Report 

Based on interviews with 82 children of lesbian, gay and bisexual parents this report provides groundbreaking insights into the existence of homophobia in Britain's schools, including primary schools.  For more information and to download this resource, click here.

Different Families - Same Love

Posters
Postcards
Greeting cards

Find out more about Different Families - Same Love here.

Challenging Homophobic Language 

A practical guide for primary and secondary schools.  For more information and to download this resource click here.

Books 

We have compiled a selection of primary school books which cover a great range of issues from families to being different.

Secondary School Resources

Education for all

This document outlines Stonewall's work with secondary schools. It provides introductory information on homophobic bullying in secondary schools, its impact, and gives ten top tips on how to prevent and tackle homophobia.  For more information and to download this resource, click here.

The Teachers' Report 

Based on a survey with over 2,000 staff from primary and secondary schools on their experiences of homophobic bullying of pupils and the inclusion of sexual orientation in their classrooms.  For more information and to download this resource, click here.

The School Report 

Based on a survey with over 1,000 young LGB people and their experiences at school, includes 10 recommendations on how to tackle homophobic bullying.  For more information and to download this resource, click here.

Blackboard postcard - What are you going to do about it?

"What are you going to do about it?" Send one to your school to ask them what they do about homophobic bullying.  To order postcards e-mail cymru@stonewallcymru.org.uk

Some People Are Gay! Get Over It!

Posters
Postcards
Stickers

Find out more about 'Some People Are Gay. Get Over It!', including how it was designed and how it has been advertised.

You can also order 'Some People Are Gay! Get Over It!' t-shirts online.

Challenging Homophobic Language 

A practical guide for primary and secondary schools.  For more information and to download click here.

Films 

We have compiled a list of films suitable for secondary students.

Spell it out! DVD

Resource for secondary teachers to help them better understand and tackle homophobic bullying in schools.  For more information click here.

FIT DVD

An exciting film and a fantastic teaching resource for secondary school, tackling issues including homophobic bullying, coming out and fitting in.  For more information, to download lesson plans and to order click here or email cymru@stonewallcymru.org.uk  

Books

We have compiled a selection of secondary school books which cover a great range of issues from families to being different.

University Resources

Gay by degree - The Stonewall University Guide

Wondering where to study? Stonewall's University Guide is for all lesbian, gay and bisexual students.  It will help you make sure that you choose a university that will welcome you and support you in being yourself.

Other Resources

Unseen on Screen

This report into the representation of gay people on youth television found that out of 126 hours of programming monitored in a range of genres, lesbian, gay and bisexual people were only portrayed positively and realistically for 46 minutes.  For more information click here. 

Supporting Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Young People

A guide for anyone working with young people.  For more information and to download click here.

Working with faith communities 

A guide for faith schools, schools with large faith communities, and anyone who is concerned about managing the relationship between faith and sexual orientation in an educational context.  For more information and to download click here.

Info Service flyer 

Our Information Service is run and staffed by a dedicated team of Stonewall Staff and volunteers.  You can advertise the email and phone service to your students and other young people using posters and flyers, which can be ordered here.

Resources for young people and to tackle homophobic bullying

Information about what's in your area, about 'Coming Out', other topics as well as links to other organisations which can give advice about homophobic bullying can be found in the Stonewall Info Bank.

Schools and Youth Groups

Stonewall works with schools to combat homophobic bullying and provides best practice examples as well as further resources.  If you would like to request a speaker click here.

Local Authorities

Stonewall's Education Champions programme provides bespoke support and guidance to local authorities in tackling homophobia and homophobic bullying in their local schools.

As part of the Education Champions programme, local authorities work with us and each other to establish ways in which they can address homophobic bullying and promote a safe and inclusive learning environment for all young people. Read about some good practice. 

Starting Out - Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Recruitment Guide

Applying for jobs? Stonewall's Recruitment Guide is the definitive guide to Britain's best places to work for lesbian, gay and bisexual job-seekers.  You can learn more about the guide here, or visit the website.

For more information on Stonewall's work with employers and on workplace issues, visit the Stonewall  Cymru Diversity Champions site.

For a complete list of Stonewall publications, click here. 


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