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Opinion: Why we need to tackle homophobic bullying now

In recent years, Liberal Democrats have been political frontrunners in identifying ways to tackle the insidious issue of homophobic bullying in our schools. In a 2010 interview with Attitude, Nick Clegg called for all schools – including faith schools – to implement anti-homophobia bullying policies and teach that homosexuality is “normal and harmless”. Our 2010 manifesto said that we would “confront bullying, including homophobic bullying, and include bullying prevention in teacher training”,

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  • User AvatarJohn Marriott 1st Jun - 4:25pm
    @FSPeople The reference to Google translate was my attempt at a joke. If you had read more of my posts you would know that irony...
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    Peter Martin “We are a more densely populated country than Sweden” How are you calculating that? https://www.worldometers.info/world-population/uk-population/ UK: 83.2 % of the population is urban...
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    Peter Martin: The site you reference, https://ukpollingreport.co.uk/, tends to be a few weeks out of date in its published opinion polls (the poll you mention...
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    Federalism is about a form of Governance that has Regions at its heart. I think we are confusing nation states in the UK and regions...
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    As usual, David, constructive and correct on many things. I think the issue is, one person perceives radical, in a different way to someone else....
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    I'm impressed how clear this illustration is, certainly in the difference between the red and blue lines. Possibly a bit too clear. The effect delay...