Bake Off star Sandi Toksvig weighs into equality lessons row

Bake Off star Sandi Toksvig weighs into equality lessons row
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Posted on 13 Jun 2019

Great British Bake Off presenter Sandi Toksvig believes that the anti-equality-lessons protests outside Birmingham schools, and the controversy surrounding them, shows that the UK hasn’t made as much progress in terms of LGBT rights as she had imagined.


Speaking to Metro.co.uk, she said: “For a long time it felt like we were making progress, but watching politicians this month debate whether children should be taught about LGBTQ+ relationships shows just how fragile progress is. 

“The logic that it might encourage children to be gay makes no sense - I never opted a single one of my children out of mathematics, and yet they are all thoroughly useless at it. 


“It also assumes that being gay would be a terrible thing.”

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