Stephen F. Austin High School in Texas replaced the homecoming king and queen by a homecoming royalty group to be more inclusive. A decision that is not unanimous among LGBT students.
Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, Ephraim Mirvis, wants to end homophobia. He calls on all schools to protect LGBTQ students.
California has become the first state to approve LGBT-inclusive history textbooks in primary schools.
Priory School, a secondary school in Lewes, East Sussex in the United Kingdom, has changed its uniform policy by banning skirts to favor a gender-neutral uniform.
In Israel, the Ministry of Education has submitted a new directive to preschool teachers asking them to stop mentioning the terms "mom" and "dad" in their activities.
Last year, an openly lesbian student in Northern California, Taylor Victor, was forced to leave school after the officials have notified that wearing her t-shirt "Nobody knows I'm a lesbian" was a violation of the dress code of the institution, up to say that it was also a promotion of sexuality, gang violence and personal choices. But after she sued two school officials, things are finally back to normal.
Apparently Kuwait adopted a better policy towards gay students.
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights has just declared a high school in Palatine, Illinois, is in the wrong against a transgender student after having denied access to the girls' locker room.
A Saudi school had to completely repaint the facade, formerly with rainbow colors, after the Hay'a, a sort of religious police who promotes virtue and fights against vice, has regarded it as an apology to homosexuality.
Created by Emmalie El Fadli and directed by Cora Shaye Pope, «Out» is a new web series that follows Sammy (Jessica Arden) and her future potential girlfriend Jenny (Megan Simpson) while addressing important LGBT issues such as homophobia in school and coming out.