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Scotland’s next census may ask Scots about their sexuality

Scotland's Census

  Sexual orientation may be included in Scotland’s 2021 census for the first time, in order to combat discrimination and promote equality. The plans which are now being considered by the Scottish Government were previously absent due to concerns about personal privacy and “public acceptability” surrounding the topic, reported The Independent. The change was suggested by the body responsible for the census, ...

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Glasgow to host Scottish Queer International Film Festival

SQIFF

The first annual Scottish Queer International Film Festival (SQIFF) will take place in Glasgow running from 24th to 27th September. The opening event will take place at the Centre for Contemporary Arts (CAA) with various events hosting other events. The formation of SQIFF was as a result of the growing number of films being made by and for the queer ...

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Stonewall Scotland’s top Scottish employers named

stonewall

Equality charity Stonewall Scotland has recognised employers who actively encourage equality in the workplace at an event hosted by Lloyds Banking Group on Tuesday night in Edinburgh. Lloyds Banking group received the award for Employer of the Year and the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service were awarded Network Group of the Year. Police Scotland picked up a Special Recognition ...

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