UK Activist Peter Tatchell: Lessons On Homophobia Should Be “Compulsory In Every School”

Education against homophobia and all prejudice should be a compulsory subject in every school, from primary level upwards, with no opt-outs for independent and free schools and no right of parents to withdraw their kids. There should be exams in tolerance. The results should go on pupil’s records and should have to be declared when applying for higher education and jobs.”

Outspoken British activist Peter Tatchell, who is celebrating both his 60th birthday and 45 years of fighting for LGBT equality, in an interview with Elton John and David Furnish in Attitude magazine.

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