Stonewall chief: teach preschool children to celebrate being gay

Emily Dugan@emilydugan
Saturday 02 August 2014 12:30

Preschool children should be taught about gay relationships to combat future homophobia in society, the new chief executive of Stonewall has told the Independent.

Ruth Hunt said that the gay-rights charity plans to commission books “celebrating difference in all its forms for under-fives”.

The initiative is part of the organisation’s commitment to tackling homophobia in schools, which has the backing of the new Education Secretary.

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More: read Ruth Hunt's full interview.