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14 December 2021   |    News

We hope you find joy this season…

The season is upon us! It’s that time of year again… for cosy evenings, good food, old friends, and family… After the year we’ve all had, it’s a well-earned break, with celebration perhaps feeling more needed than ever.

10 December 2021   |   News

10th December is International Human Rights Day – what does that mean for LGBTI people?

“Human rights” can feel like an abstract concept, talked about by politicians and policymakers, disconnected from our everyday lives. But human rights are, and should be, central to our lives.

23 November 2021   |   News

Our letter about conversion practices in The National (23 Nov)

In Monday’s long letter, Andy Anderson describes how he and his wife gave what sounds like excellent support to a young person who was questioning their gender identity. What he describes is certainly not conversion therapy, and would not be affected by any ban.

2 November 2021   |   News

Sanctuary, Safety and Solidarity practical guide

Sanctuary, Safety, Solidarity is a guide for service providers on how to better support LGBT asylum seekers and refugees. The original research for this guide, in the report ‘Sanctuary, Safety and Solidarity — Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, trans Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Scotland’.

26 July 2021   |   News

Further Out

There are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in every part of Scotland from our biggest cities to our smallest settlements and islands. While LGBTI equality has progressed considerably in recent years the lived experience of LGBTI communities in urban settings is vastly different to that of LGBTI communities in more rural and island settings.

14 June 2021   |   News

It is Pride month at the Shrub Co-op!

Shrub is an Edinburgh cooperative working for a world without waste, and includes a charity shop and food sharing hub. When they came to us for intersectional inclusion training they were already good at LGBT inclusion but now they’re even better…

13 June 2021   |   News

New 2020-21 Hate Crime Figures

The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) published the latest hate crime figures for 2020-21 on Friday 4th June. The figures show that recorded sexual orientation aggravated crime continues to rise in Scotland.

12 May 2021   |   News

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

Nature is a powerful tool in maintaining and improving mental health. It can bring perspective, moments of inner peace, joy and wonderment. It can make us feel physically and emotionally better. But nature is not something everyone has access to.

8 March 2021   |   News

LGBTI Visibility Mark survey opens

8 March 2021   |   News

International Women’s Day 2021 #ChooseToChallenge

1 March 2021   |   News

Over £7k raised to support our work for LGBTI equality

5 January 2021   |   News

£5k to support online LGBT History Month Events in Scotland

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