Debating religion and LGBTQ+

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Religious Education


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Discuss in your classroom about the relationship between religion and LGBTQ+ rights after watching this short clip. Hear from distinguished speakers, including The Reverend Laura Jørgensen and Imam Qari Asim MBE, as well as additional opinions from post-16 students who attended the event.

Download this teacher’s notes document, including more detail about the event and panellists, plus a short collection of follow-up questions to spark further discussion. 

This extract was filmed at Westminster Abbey’s Question Time event on 13th November 2019. Please note that all opinions are of the individuals speaking and do not represent the views of Westminster Abbey. 

Curriculum links

  • Sexual ethics
  • Dialogue between religion and ethics