LGBT teaching row media captionNazir Afzal says some material distributed to parents contains falsehoods The man mediating a row over LGBT teaching at a Tow primary school said parents were being "manipulated. The curriculum had "no reference to gay halesowen town sex" and some were "hijacking the dispute for their own ends", he said. Parents said the school was not listening to their concerns. He said that after meeting with parents over what he thought was a "fixable misunderstanding", he "watched some people on both sides try hslesowen hijack the dispute for their own ends".
Birmingham LGBT said it had recorded a rise in hate crime.
Some members of the LGBT community were critical of the protests' policing. Ms Sawyer said: "Hate comes from ignorance and we've been trying to dispel that ignorance by sharing our lives.
The city's Anderton Park Primary School - which does not teach the programme - was the scene of a ninth day of protests on Thursday by parents concerned about the teaching of LGBT issues. LGBT teaching row media captionNazir Afzal haldsowen some material distributed to parents contains falsehoods The man mediating a row over LGBT teaching at a Birmingham primary school said parents gay halesowen town being "manipulated.
The protests spread to Anderton Park from Parkfield Community School in Alum Rock, where parents raised a petition in January claiming some of the teaching contradicted Islam. Parents said the school was not listening to their concerns.
About sharing image captionProtesters outside Parkfield Community School said lessons on same-sex relationships were not age appropriate People who identify as LGBT say they have "never felt more vulnerable" in Birmingham, following protests hxlesowen same-sex relationship education. He said policing "hadn't been perfect" but the force took hate crime "very seriously".
Latest news from the West Midlands They gag they believed the subject was "undermining parental rights and authority" and said the lessons gay halesowen town "toxic" and "disgusting". It was formed to educate children about the Equality Act, British values and diversity using storybooks to teach children about LGBT relationships, race, religion, adoption and disability. A West Midlands Police officer said the protests did not constitute a hate crime despite coming "very close".
He said that after meeting with parents over what he thought was a "fixable misunderstanding", he "watched some people on both sides try to hijack the dispute for their own ends". The "No Outsiders" scheme, created by one of its teachers Andrew Moffatt, gay halesowen town been running at Parkfield since However, Insp Matt Crowley said protests outside Parkfield school did not constitute a crime, despite coming "very close to that line".
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