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The STA at Glasgow Pride

This Saturday, 22nd August, the STA, Equality Network, and lots of our lovely volunteers lead the Pride march through Glasgow to call for trans rights now. The day started pretty early for us as we arrived in Glasgow at 9 to set up our stalls on the Green, and decorated the float with an assortment of rainbow balloons, placards, banners, and a bunch of bubble guns to fire on the way round!After hearing some speeches from our float at the Read more…

Polish Senate passes first Gender Recognition Law

TGEU released the following press statement about the passage of Poland's first ever Gender Recognition Law:Today, on August 7 2015, the Polish Senate adopted the first gender recognition legislation in the country. Transgender Europe (TGEU) welcomes the Gender Marker Change Act as it brings legal certainty and respect to many trans people and calls upon the Polish president to sign the new Act into law without delay.The Act is viewed by Polish trans activists as important to establish quick, transparent Read more…

Launch of a UK wide non-binary survey

The Scottish Transgender Alliance is today launching a UK wide survey for all non-binary people, defined as those:“identifying as either having a gender which is in-between or beyond the two categories ‘man’ and ‘woman’, as fluctuating between 'man' and 'woman', or as having no gender, either permanently or some of the time”.It asks questions on three main subjects: experiences of using services, views on legal gender recognition, and experiences in employment.The survey will be used to give us a clearer Read more…