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Batty Man

BATTY MAN

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Related websites

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www.teachernet.gov.uk/wholeschool/
behaviour/tacklingbullying/racistbullying/
preventing/controversialissues/

The DfES's Teachernet website has a section on teaching about controversial issues.

www.channel4.com/learning/
programmenotes/inset/teachcontrv01.htm

Channel 4's INSET notes on Teaching Controversial Issues.

www.teachernet.gov.uk/wholeschool/
behaviour/homophobia/

Run by the Department for Education and Skills, the Homophobia and Sexual Orientation in Schools part of this site has information about equality of opportunity, anti-discrimination legislation and homophobic bullying.

www.wiredforhealth.gov.uk
The Publications and Exhibition Materials section includes Stand up for Us, a resource that aims to support schools in taking a whole-school approach to challenging homophobia. A self-review toolkit is available to download.

www.hatecrime.org/subpages/coretta.html
Coretta Scott King, widow of Martin Luther King, compares the gay and black civil rights movements.

www.jflag.org/about/index.htm
Information about the work of J-FLAG – Jamaica Forum for Lesbians, All-sexuals and Gays – featured in the programme.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/
music/4246599.stm

BBC news report on the agreement reached between the reggae industry and gay rights groups in the UK.

Clips

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Brixton gig
Clip 1: 08:00 – 09:20

  • Opens with Stephen Amos saying, 'The whole place was just engulfed with the sound of silence.'
  • Closes with Stephen Amos saying, 'Thanks a lot – goodnight!'

Dancehall lyrics
Clip two: 12:50 – 13:42

  • Opens with Stephen Amos saying, 'Before hitting the shops, I'd done my research and had printed out a list of homophobic lyrics…'
  • Closes with Stephen Amos saying, 'They're regurgitating what they've been told – by their idols.'

Meeting Ian McKnight
Clip three: 19:47 – 20:49

  • Opens with Stephen Amos saying, 'One of the reasons I was very passionate about making this programme…'
  • Closes with Ian McKnight saying, 'And, to be assured that you will get off.'

Seventh Day Adventists
Clip 4: 29:52 – 30:54

  • Opens with Pastor Ryan Simpson saying, 'Can I say, certainly I believe, and I can say this clearly, that my church teach there are certain conditions…'
  • Closes with Stephen Amos saying, 'The idea that my sexuality, and that of other gays, could be changed or reprogrammed, really annoyed me.'

Meeting Stefan
Clip five: 44:35 – 45:52

  • Opens with Stephen Amos saying, 'But what if that leads to your murder?'
  • Closes with Stephen Amos saying, 'We owe our kids better than this, I think.'

Channel 4's Citizenship and PSHE website
LGB section of 4Health's Sex site
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