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FIT: The dance film that steps on homophobia

What would you get if you combined hit E4 shows Skins and Glee? The result would probably be very similar to FIT, a feature film produced by the charity Stonewall.  The film revolves around the lives of a group of six young people in London. They are all part of a sixth form college and […]

Homophobia in schools: the last taboo

“I’ve been stabbed because of my sexuality.” This pupil is one of thousands of victims of homophobic bullying in schools across the UK. Almost two thirds of young people, in the gay community, experience bullying in secondary schools. The charitable organisation Stonewall, which lends support to the gay community, found that homophobic bullying, after taunting […]

Literature is promoted in the UK as a means of exploring heritage

Literature is promoted in the UK as a means of exploring heritage The word “literature” has many different connotations. For some, it depicts shoolboys in Victorian workhouses or Regency women trying to land a rich husband. For others, it is an avenue for exploring human nature and the culture of a given author. The UK, […]