At the end of June, the charity Stonewall produced a report along with Cambridge’s Centre for Family Research into the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender pupils at our schools. On the eve of Pride London, Dr Nick Bampos, one of the University of Cambridge’s Equality and Diversity Champions looks at the findings.
Leading theologians have called on the Church of England to recognise and celebrate same-sex relationships at its forthcoming General Synod, warning that to take a hard line on the subject would be “suicidal”.
At a workshop next Monday (25 April 2016), Dr Ina Linge and Professor David Spiegelhalter will lead a discussion about the historical documentation of human sexuality – from questionnaires to the diaries of cross-dressers. The event (part of a series titled Sex in Six Objects) is open to people aged 16 to 25.
John Perry and Ken Ong (MRC Epidemiology Unit) discuss how sexual milestones are influenced by our genes and how this can impact on broader health risks.
A mapping exercise examining the positions of major Christian denominations on transgender identities suggests that a growing number of Churches around the world are taking an inclusive approach towards trans people and communities.