Tashan Charles is a primary school teacher into his second year in the profession and an advocate for LGBT+ inclusion.
Alongside teaching, Tashan has worked with organisations including Stonewall, Britain’s leading charity for lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality; Pearson, education publishers and The National Education Union (NEU).
Tashan is a Stonewall alumni and a member of the NEU’s self-organised London LGBT+ and Black* LGBT+ Educators Networks.
*The NEU uses a political definition of Black. Black in this context refers to all peoples who have some or all of their ancestors originating from countries in Asia, Africa, the Pacific, Central and South America and Indigenous Nations.