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SNP backs calls for inclusive education

Members of SNP Youth expressed support for TIE's aims (Photo: Jordan Daly)

  A motion “welcoming” the Time for Inclusive Education (TIE) campaign, which calls for LGBT+ inclusive education in all Scottish schools in order to tackle high rates of homophobic bullying, was passed unanimously at the SNP’s spring conference in Glasgow yesterday. Moved by SNP Youth and SNP Students, the motion “notes the concerning presence of homophobia and transphobia in Scotland’s ...

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“Let Me Be Brave” pro-inclusion film launched in Glasgow


  A new ground-breaking film has been launched in Glasgow today, promoting transgender inclusion in sport. The short film – entitled “Let Me Be Brave” – shares the stories of six transgender people who are active in community sports in Scotland. The launch took place at the Diverse Identities in Sport event, hosted by LEAP Sports Scotland, at which delegates ...

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Stonewall: less than half of LGB staff comfortable being “out” at work

Stonewall Scotland

  Stonewall, the LGBT charity, held its Workplace Conference today at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre. With over 200 delegates attending, this is the largest Stonewall conference held in Scotland to date. The conference has brought together senior leaders, HR and diversity professionals, LGBT staff and allies from a large cross-sector of organisations to share the latest innovative thinking. Keynote ...

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Lib Dems vote to tackle anti-trans and intersex discrimination


  The Liberal Democrats have today voted to approve a policy motion supporting a number of measures aimed at tackling discrimination towards transgender and intersex people. The party’s conference, gathered at Bournemouth and meeting for the first time since the General Election, passed the motion which will now form the basis of both the Transgender and Intersex Health Charter and ...

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SNP to hold “largest ever” LGBTI conference

Nicola Sturgeon

The SNP is set to host the largest ever LGBTI conference organised by a political party anywhere in the UK. The party’s LGBTI membership wing, ‘Out for Independence’, is hosting the one day event at Glasgow’s Caledonian University where the conference will be opened by First Minister and party leader, Nicola Sturgeon MSP. The party’s depute leader, Stewart Hosie MP, ...

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STA to host trans and intersex training opportunity

  The Scottish Transgender Alliance, in partnership with the Equality Network, will be hosting a Trans and Intersex Equality Training Seminar in Edinburgh on Friday 31 October. It will run from 9.30am until 4.30pm, at the John McIntyre Conference Centre. Scottish Transgender Alliance is a recognised training provider on trans and intersex equality and human rights. The training seminar will ...

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