Andy Burnham wants church schools to teach gay marriage
CHURCH SCHOOLS should be forced to teach gay marriage as a positive aspect of Sex and Relationships Education (SRE), according to Labour’s frontline leadership candidate Andy Burnham.
The unions’ favourite, who is the current Shadow Health Secretary, said: “Not only should SRE be absolutely compulsory, but there must be absolute equality in terms of all relationships within sex and relationships education in terms of how it is taught.
“I worry about an education policy that is making the academy or the free school judge and jury – letting it basically do what it wants.”
The Secretary of State for Education has also focused on alleged homophobia in schools. MP Nicky Morgan said that a child opposing homosexuality, depending on the context, could be showing signs of ‘radicalisation’ with the fear they may develop into an extremist akin to an Islamic State militant.