Liberate and Guernsey Mind launch LGBTQ+ peer led mental health support group

Thankfully there is a growing acceptance of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning (LGBTQ+) community in the Bailiwick in recent years. And in the Bailiwick more people are feeling comfortable and confident in identifying themselves as LGBTQ+ people. However, people who identify as LGBTQ+ are four times more likely to attempt suicide across…

Ofsted recognised trainer to help LGBTQ students

An Ofsted recognised trainer will be helping Channel Island teachers support LGBTQ students An Ofsted report into school approaches to bullying has suggested teachers do not always feel able to tackle issues like homophobic bullying and derogatory language and that most schools are not ‘sharp’ enough on their analysis of bullying behaviour. The Office for…