LGBT

Supporting LGBT young people at school

If you’re lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, find out about ways that schools can support you

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Eating

Does worrying about how you look hold you back at school? Let’s get real…

If you find it hard to feel confident at school because of how you look, you’re not alone. Find out how the Be Real campaign is out to change our ideas about the ‘perfect body’.

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Bullying

One pupil’s advice if you’re being bullied


Autism

Jordan’s story – my life at school with autism

Jordan’s story: “When I was at school, I always felt the need to tell everyone I met, my classmates, about the fact I am autistic so that everyone knew why I acted differently from other people”.

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Bullying

A film about being bullied for having problems reading

Check out this film called Judged, by I am me Scotland. It’s one girl’s story of what it’s like to have dyslexia and be bullied about reading aloud in class. (more…)


LGBT

Stand up and speak out against homophobia

A great film showing we all have a part to play in stopping homophobic bullying.

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Mental health

Looking for a counsellor?

Counselling is a safe space to talk about issues at school. Find out how to look for a counsellor near you.

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Bullying

Know your rights – feel safe

protect-from-discriminationDid you know that you have the right to be kept safe and protected against discrimination?

This is just one of a list of rights you have. Rights are like promises to young people to keep you safe, look after you and treat you fairly. Find out more about your rights from the Children and Young People’s Commissioner.


LGBT

Homophobia at school – being bullied about your sexual orientation

LGBT Youth Scotland film for people who are being bullied or are just trying to work out who they really are…

Lots of schools now have LGBT societies and groups you can join to get support.

 

 


Bullying

Racist bullying

Nobody has the right to treat you badly because of the colour of your skin, where you’re from, what you eat and wear, or what your religion is. A film by minority ethnic young people at Shakti Women’s Aid.