Human rights belong to everybody, regardless of race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status.
Article 2, Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Around the world people are fighting oppression because of their sexual orientation. These activities encourage students to explore the rights of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) people and to engage in an informed debate on the issues.
Lesson: Homophobic Bullying
Age: KS3/ Adaptable
Curriculum: Citizenship (England)/ Adaptable
A lesson focusing on homophobic language, drawn from our KS3 resource Right Here, Right Now. This lesson is most effective when students have already done some introductory work on human rights provided in this resource.
Download: Homophobic Bullying lesson (pdf) | Right Here, Right Now (pdf)
Activity pack: Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT)
Curriculum: Citizenship/ PSE/ Social Studies
Class activities to explore issues relating to homophobic language, including homophobic lyrics in rap music and to discuss and debate the rights of sexual minorities.
Download: Activity Pack LGBT Rights (pdf)