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Scotland Becomes World's First Country To Teach LGBTQIA+ Subjects In Schools

Scotland has scripted history by becoming the first country in the world to make LGBTQIA+ history in schools mandatory.

Scotland has made history by becoming the first country in the world to make LGBTQIA+ history obligatory in classrooms.

Beginning the week of September 20, the school staff was provided access to a toolbox of LGBTQIA+-inclusive teaching tools. They will also be needed to complete an e-learning basic awareness course. LGBTQ+ history and subjects will now be expressly taught in Scotland, as well as integrated into daily learning wherever practical.

There will also be a variety of inclusive lesson ideas and support resources made accessible to educators. In reality, this will involve things as basic as a math issue with a kid attempting to determine how much money they will need to purchase Father's Day cards for their two fathers. There will also be anti-discrimination activities, which should help to reduce bullying.

“Scotland is already considered one of the most progressive countries in Europe for LGBTI [lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex] equality,” John Swinney, Deputy First Minister and Education Secretary said.


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