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By 2021, schools across the country are expected to include lessons about LGBTQ equality and history in their educational plans.
Every year June is marked as Pride month across the world – millions take part in the celebrations, which usually involves musical performances and special events, along with marches in cities such as here in Edinburgh.
Due to the pandemic things will be looking a little bit different this year – but there’s still good news out there.
Next year Scotland will become the first nation IN THE WORLD to teach LGBTQ historyin schools.
In November 2018, Scottish Ministers accepted in full the recommendations to deliver LGBT inclusive education across the curriculum to improve the learning environments of all children and young people
This means all public school pupils will receive lessons in the equality and identity issues faced by the LGBT community.
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