Welcome at LGBT education
GALE is a learning community focusing on education about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues. We promote the full inclusion of people who are disadvantaged because of their sexual orientation, sexual identity and their expression by identifying, enhancing and sharing educational expertise. The membership of the community is free and open to anyone actively involved in education about LGBT issues.
Nine candidates for the GALE Association Committee - February 09, 2017
9 February 2017 - The period for proposing candidates for the GALE Association Committee has closed. The profiles of the candidates are now on the voting page so the GALE members can orient themselves on who to vote. The elections will take place online between 15 February and 1 March. Any of them can be elected provided they have a minimum of 10 votes. Here are the campaign texts candidates wrote (in order of submission).
What is the GALE Association Committe going to do? - February 08, 2017
8 February 2017 - Between 15 February and 1 March the GALE members will elect a GALE Association Committee. It is the first time there will be an elected representation of the membership. But what is their position and task? This article will go into these questions.
NESET-II report recommends to integrate anti-homophobia in anti-bullying strategies - February 04, 2017
4 February 2017 - On 23 January, the second NESET report on bullying in Europe was presented at the European parliament. The report offers an extensive analysis of anti-bullying programs and strategies on both school, community and government levels. It also includes information and sensitivity to homophobia and to other selected groups that are commonly neglected in anti-bullying strategies. The report recommends to create national committees that guide a national comprehensive anti-bullying strategy and to systematically include attention for discrimination and homophobia. This article offers a summary and highlights the anti-homophobia aspects.
Brazil launches sexual diversity education award - February 02, 2017
2 February 2017 - The Brazilian organization “Dignidade” has founded an award for educational projects on sexual diversity. The Education Prize for Respect for Sexual Diversity aims to recognize, value and encourage the promotion of respect for sexual diversity in the educational environment in Brazil.The idea for the award developed by Dignidade in cooperation with GALE and is organized by the Brazilian Institute of Sexual Diversity – IBDSEX.
LGBTI movement concerned about government taking over safer schools program - January 01, 2017
1 January 2016 - The LGBTI movement of the Australian State Victoria have raised concerns over the state government’s recent decision to take over the Safe Schools program and critically review it. The concern is based on serious grounds because under political pressure to get rid of the positive content about LGBTI issues, the government has been very critical of the program this year.