Creating change together

Improving trans equality, rights and inclusion in Scotland

Creating change together

Improving trans equality, rights and inclusion in Scotland

Creating change together

Improving trans equality, rights and inclusion in Scotland

HealthCARE Campaign

Join in calling for better trans healthcare

We’re campaigning for healthCARE that delivers for all trans people:
Collaborative – supporting informed consent and person-centred care.
Accessible – fully including diverse trans people all across Scotland.
Resourced – funding that achieves NHS waiting time standards.
Equal – ending healthcare discrimination against trans people.

COVID-19 Vaccination Invites

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Information about covid vaccines

We’ve been hearing that some trans people are having problems registering for a covid vaccine, or are concerned that they have not been invited for their vaccines when they should have been. This is not happening to all trans people, and many have registered or received their invitations as normal. Read on to find more details, and let us know what’s been going on for you

News

19 July 2021   |   News

Template letter to get the name on your EU Settled Status changed

In March of this year, we were pleased to help an EU Citizen get their EU Settlement Scheme Settled Status updated to reflect their current name. Initially, the Home Office had insisted on using the person’s old name, as shown on their passport from their country of origin. We know that other people may be in the same situation. So we wanted to share a letter that you can send to the Home Office, to get them to change your Settled Status if it’s been issued using the name on your passport, so that it matches your identity.

8 July 2021   |   News

UK Supreme Court Case on Gender X Passports

On Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th July, the UK Supreme Court will be hearing the case of “R (on the application of Elan-Cane) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent)”. It will decide whether or not the UK Government policy of requiring all people who apply for a UK passport to declare themselves ‘male’ or ‘female’, and to be recorded this way on their passport, is discriminatory.

18 May 2021   |   News

Update about phalloplasty and metoidioplasty at St Peter’s Andrology

We know that some of you may be aware that St Peter’s Andrology Centre, the team that provides phalloplasty and metoidioplasty surgery (masculinising genital surgery), reached the end of their contract recently. This means that at the minute, there is no surgical provider across the UK for these procedures. Find out more about what’s going on and support you can access in the meantime if you are worried.

19 April 2021   |   News

Information about covid vaccines

We’ve been hearing that some trans people are having problems registering for a covid vaccine, or are concerned that they have not been invited for their vaccines when they should have been. This is not happening to all trans people, and many have registered or received their invitations as normal. Read on to find more details, and let us know what’s been going on for you

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