Protests

NSS urges support for teachers amid anti-LGBT protests and threats

Posted: Wed, 10 Apr 2019

The National Secular Society has urged the government to reconsider a requirement on schools to take pupils' "religious background" into account when teaching about relationships amid an escalating campaign against LGBT-inclusive education.

The NSS has written... Read More »

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Government to approve first Jedi faith school

Posted: Mon, 01 Apr 2019

The government is set to announce that a Jedi academy will be among a series of new schools which it plans to open in England. Read More »

Religious education

NSS expresses support for RE and RSE reform in Wales

Posted: Fri, 29 Mar 2019

The National Secular Society has expressed qualified support for proposed reforms to religious education and relationships and sexuality education (RSE) in Wales in response to two government consultations.

The responses came after the Welsh government proposed... Read More »

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Brunei introduces death for gay sex and adultery under sharia law

Posted: Thu, 28 Mar 2019

Brunei will impose death by stoning to punish gay sex and adultery as it implements a draconian form of Islamic law from next week. Read More »

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