UK: Welsh government to introduce LGBT-inclusive relationships and sexuality education

The Welsh government has announced plans to overhaul its sex and relationship curriculum – and vowed to make sure it is LGBT-inclusive.

The announcement comes 30 years on from the imposition of Section 28 in schools in Wales, England and Scotland. 

Three decades on from the landmark anti-gay law, which banned the so-called promotion of homosexuality in schools, the Welsh government on Tuesday said it would ensure children receive an LGBT-inclusive education.

Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) is already is a part of the basic curriculum in Wales, however, it is up to schools to decide an individual approach to the subject.  Under an overhaul the subject will become Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE), which will become a statutory subject from 2022.  Read more via Pink News