Church of England

WWJD – about Transgender?

This article first appeared on the Christian Today website.<p>What Would Jesus Do – About Transgender?<p>It’s that moment you always know will arrive. …

Faith

London welcomes first new Anglican church in 40 years near scene of 2011 riots

The new church and community centre is just around the corner from the scene of the Tottenham riots in 2011.<p>London's first purpose-built Anglican …

Anglican Church

Calendar motion

My motion to Christchurch Diocesan Synod<p>4. Church Calendar<p>Mover: the Rev. Bosco Peters<br>Seconder: the Rev. Dr. Geoff Haworth<p>That this Synod requests …

Mother Teresa

The Queen And Duke Of Edinburgh Wed On November 20, 1947. Here Are Seven Ways Marriage Has Changed Since

How, when and whom we marry have all changed.<p>Seventy years ago, marriage in Britain was between a man and a woman, and could only end for a narrow …

Royal Family

Feminism Shows Us The Way

Patriarchy has been at the lips of the zeitgeist recently. As a feminist I have enjoyed it immensely. We live in a patriarchal society-translated as …

Feminism

Greggs’ nativity Jesus should have been a steak bake, says archbishop

<b>THE leader of the Church of England has condemned Greggs for using a sausage roll as Jesus in their nativity instead of the higher-value steak …

British Humour

Church Of England Wants Its Schools To Allow Kids To 'Explore Gender Identity'

Exploring gender identity. Boys wearing tiaras. Tutu dress-up for everyone.These are just some of the things the Church of England says kids should …

Canadian News

Which Awareness Days Have You Recognised In Your School This Week? via @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 2 minutes.<p>Which awareness days have you recognised in your school this week?<p>This week had a record number of awareness days, so we have …

Education

The Briefing 11-16-17

A very strange vote with a very clear outcome in Australia• <i>New York Times (Adam Baidawi and Damien Cave) —</i> <b>Australia Votes for Gay Marriage, Clearing</b> …

Determine

Why do you get a headache after sex?

<b>There’s something deeply unfair about a post-sex headache.</b><p>You’re having an amazing orgasm, everything is great, everything is magical, everything is… …

Religion (UK)

Church of England's advice not to bully boys who play dress-up in tutus is really the bare minimum

The Church of England is taking serious steps to crack down on rampant biphobic, transphobic, and homophobic bullying in its schools.<p>According to new …

Religion (UK)

The problem with the Church of England’s gender guidance

There has been an equivocal reaction, wouldn’t you say, to the Church of England’s pronouncement that little boys should be allowed to wear tiaras and high heels at school, while issuing a helpful form to encourage teachers to report transgender bullying; the new rules, it says, are designed to …

Religion (UK)

The Daily Mail’s ‘boys in tiaras’ story is designed to manufacture rage

Reducing attempts to tackle homophobia in education to boys dressing in princess costumes and ‘transgender tots’ is simplistic and bullying<p>The men in frocks have told us that it’s fine for little boys to wear tiaras. Hallelujah hallelujah. And girls can wear firefighters’ helmets or be superheroes. …

Opinion

Angry about trans education in schools? This is why you're wrong

The modern Church of England, being one of the more infuriatingly reasonable and malleable of all religions, has dispatched some calmly sensible …

Religion (UK)

The Guardian view on homophobia in church schools: let a thousand tutus bloom

A sensible report on letting all children be themselves in school should not become an occasion for transphobic hysteria<p>The religious use of the word “Tutu” used to be a reference to the archbishop of Cape Town and tireless campaigner against injustice, Archbishop Desmond Tutu. This week a “tutu”, …

Opinion

Philip Schofield battles with 'abhorrent' homophobe in fiery TV debate

TV presenter Phillip Schofield fired back against a woman who claimed it is “not good” for children to be gay, and that people can’t actually be …

LGBTQ

Church of England defends 'boys in tutus' guidance as it says Christians have a duty to be welcoming

Christians have a duty to be welcoming, the Church of England has said as it defends its "tutus for boys" advice.<p>In a blog posted online Nigel Genders, Chief Education Officer at the Church of England, said it was "incumbent on us as Christians to act to create welcoming schools where all pupils …

Religion

Monday briefing: Boris and the 'Orwellian' Brexit manual

Ministers astonished at tone of letter to PM on hard Brexit … more than 200 die in Iran quake … Facebook bans robin redbreast<p>Top story: Unlikely tag team pushes May on EU withdrawal<p>Good morning to you all, it’s Graham Russell here with the news at the start of the week.<p>The letter was marked “For …

Boris Johnson

The Sun And Daily Mail Accused Of Putting Transgender Kids At Risk With LGBT+ Stories

Campaigners say front page stories have left trans people 'scared and fearful'.<p>The Sun and Daily Mail have been accused of putting transgender …

LGBTQ

The Church Of England’s First Statement For Teachers On Transgender Issues Says That Children’s Choice Of Dress Shouldn’t Be Restricted By Gender

As transgender rights have become an international issue, a question has been raised: Will organized religions accommodate them? On Monday, the …

LGBTQ

Should we relax a bit about our children’s genders?

opinion<p><b>The Church Of England has released a statement condemning transphobic bullying (as well as every other type of LGBT+ bullying).</b><p>The upshot of …

Parenting

LGBT campaigners welcome Church of England guidance for schools

Campaigner Peter Tatchell says guidance for 4,700 CofE schools, which has caused outrage in some quarters, represents ‘big progress’<p>LGBT charities and campaigners have welcomed the Church of England’s new guidance for schools urging them to refrain from making pupils conform to gender …

LGBTQ

News Daily: May's Brexit meeting and Iran-Iraq quake

<b>Hello. Here's your morning briefing:</b><p>Brexit: May to meet EU business leaders<p>The next round of Brexit talks is due to start in mid-December and, with that in mind, Theresa May is to host UK and European business leaders in Downing Street to talk about what they want. Organisations from Germany, …

UK News

Share your experiences and solutions to gender-based bullying

With the Church of England encouraging its schools to avoid using labels conformed to gender stereotypes, we’d like to hear your experiences<p>In new guidance, the CofE has advised its schools that boys should be given the freedom to wear heels or a tutu, and girls to wear a toolbelt or fireman’s …

Religion (UK)

Archbishop Tutus-For-Lads

Archbishop Justin Welby’s leadership of the Church of England has been pathbreaking. Here’s the latest:Boys as young as five should be able to wear …

Conservative View

Why Our Guidance On Combating Bullying Is Part Of Our Vision For Education

Today we published new guidance to Church schools on tackling homophobic, biphobic and transphobic (HBT) bullying. We are equipping schools with …

Education

If you’re scared of a boy in a tutu, ask yourself whose side you’re on

The Church of England's attempt to stop bullying has sparked a backlash.<p>Tutus and tiaras for boys, superhero capes and pirate hats for girls. The …

Gender

The 8 things you might have missed this weekend

A Conservative MP seen as a rising star has warned of "anarchy" engulfing the party, the husband of a British mother jailed in Iran has spoken out about Boris Johnson, and the Church of England has issued its first guidance for teachers on transgender issues.<p>Meanwhile, Louis Hamilton pulled off a …

Saad Hariri

'Let boys wear tiaras and tutus' Church of England tells schools in new anti-bullying rules

The C of E has sent out the guidance to its 4,700 schools.<p>The Church of England says that at its schools, boys should be allowed to wear tiaras and …

Religion

'P.S. I Love You' app allows you to send messages from beyond the grave

Letters from beyond the grave form the perfect plot for a romantic film. In PS I Love You, a husband sends posthumous messages to his wife, helping her to move on.<p>But modern technology has made the idea a reality - and priests and celebrants say an increasing number of people are going as far as to …

Princess Diana