Gay teacher in Birmingham is transforming a Muslim school

15.02.2016

It took one complaint from a parent ″as a Christian″ to undo all Andrew Moffat′s work teaching children respect for people of different sexual orientation. A meeting of 40 parents followed with calls for an apology and the removal of books he had used in lessons.

Above all, the parents objected that he had told children he was gay. Moffat felt he could no longer continue and resigned. Now, as assistant headteacher at Parkfield Community school, he′s bringing his message of equality to a 99% Muslim primary in Birmingham.    (The Guardian)

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