Talk to honour NSS’s longest-serving president in Leicester

Talk to honour NSS’s longest-serving president in Leicester

Posted: Thu, 05 Jul 2018

The NSS and Leicester Secular Society will hold a talk on the longest-serving president of the NSS, Chapman Cohen, in September. Read More »

NSS welcomes plan to ban LGBT ‘conversion therapy’

NSS welcomes plan to ban LGBT ‘conversion therapy’

Posted: Tue, 03 Jul 2018

The National Secular Society has welcomed a government announcement that it will bring forward proposals to end the practice of LGBT 'conversion therapy' in the UK.

But the NSS criticised the government's failure to mention anti-LGBT sex education in faith... Read More »

US secularist groups condemn travel ban which targets Muslims

US secularist groups condemn travel ban which targets Muslims

Posted: Fri, 29 Jun 2018

Secularist and atheist groups have lined up to condemn a US Supreme Court decision upholding a travel ban which targets Muslims. Read More »

Mixed-sex schools shouldn’t segregate children, says DfE

Mixed-sex schools shouldn’t segregate children, says DfE

Posted: Thu, 28 Jun 2018

Mixed-sex schools in England should not generally separate pupils by sex or faith, the government has said. Read More »

Restrictions on religion increasing globally, says Pew report

Restrictions on religion increasing globally, says Pew report

Posted: Thu, 28 Jun 2018

More than four in ten countries had "high" or "very high" levels of restrictions on religion in 2016, according to a new report. Read More »

Ofsted: Jewish school failing on safety, curriculum and tolerance

Ofsted: Jewish school failing on safety, curriculum and tolerance

Posted: Tue, 26 Jun 2018

Ofsted has deemed a state-funded Jewish school inadequate after finding it deliberately undermined pupils' safety, taught a narrow curriculum and failed to promote tolerance.

A report published this morning severely criticised the leadership of Yesodey Hatorah... Read More »

Spanish PM’s secularist outlook prompts Catholic fears over privileges

Spanish PM’s secularist outlook prompts Catholic fears over privileges

Posted: Thu, 14 Jun 2018

Spain's new prime minister has prompted concern from religious groups over his support for secularism. Read More »

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