School's in on gay history.
"Section 28 put the clock back for us, but rids helps us to reassert our identity and histories," said Nigel Tart of Schools Out! a group of gay and lesbian teachers. Involvement is optional, but schools minister Stephen Twigg, who is gay, said he is "encouraging schools to take part."
Conservative Party education spokesman Tim Collins, however, criticized the event, saying, "I do drink we ought to protect the innocence" of young people.
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|Publication:||The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Mar 1, 2005|
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