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HIV National Testing Week

Posted on Fri-11-2014 by Sixth Story

On the 1st of December is World Aids Day and this week is National HIV Testing Week (22-30th November). Over the past few months the media has been raising awareness about HIV as HIV diagnoses are still climbing year on year in most age categories for men who are having sex with men (MSM). The […]

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Don’t let them get you to you – An anti-bullying poem

Posted on Thu-11-2014 by Sixth Story

“You’re a f***ing faggot!” “He’s a f***ing gay!” These words echo forever, they follow me every day. I took five years of this and maybe a few years more. Each time it happened I kept my head up and continued walking down the corridor. Words can really get to you and they might even cut […]

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Is it Real Love?

Posted on Thu-11-2014 by Sixth Story

Is it ‘Real Love’? It’s that time of year where the remarkable John Lewis have released their nostalgic romance-filled very quintessential British Christmas advert – which you can’t help but fall in love with! This year’s star is Monty the Penguin, who acts out the imagination of the little boy in the advert and yet […]

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Some people are gay, some people can’t get over that?

Posted on Wed-04-2014 by Sixth Story

Assistant Headteacher Andrew Moffat reportedly resigned from his job after being targeted by parents with religious beliefs that did not want him to teach their children ‘that it is OK to be gay’. I’ve known Andrew for many years and he is a keen advocate of equality and diversity in the classroom and he has […]

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An Easter Thought

Posted on Mon-04-2014 by Sixth Story

An Easter Thought Most of us are getting ready for a four day weekend getaway, some of us have already packed our bags, taken our annual leave and are on vacation right this minute. Whether the holidays are to spend some time away from work and catch up with friends, spend time with the family, […]

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