Just Like Us
Just Like Us works with schools across the UK to improve the lives of LGBT+ young people.
The Just Like Us website offers an extensive range of free resources, including lesson plans, posters, form time activities, and assemblies for primary and secodary schools. Users are required to create a free account in order to access the resources.
The Positive Futures report surveyed 3,695 people aged 18 to 25, including 1,736 LGBT+ young adults, from across the UK and identified a link between lack of LGBT+ inclusive support in childhood and poorer outcomes for mental health, wellbeing and career prospects in early adulthood.
Research into LGBT+ Inclusive Education
Just Like Us have conducted independent research which revealed that of 1,001 UK parents, most are supportive of LGBT+ inclusive education. The research also shows that very few children and young people have access to LGBT+ inclusive books to read at home, even though most parents think they would be helpful, and that parents would like schools to do more.
Many books included in the reading lists above are available from Gloucestershire Libraries.
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