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8 March 2018   |    News

Trans Pride Scotland in Edinburgh on Sat 31st March

Scotlands first ever Trans Pride event is taking place in Edinburgh on Trans Day of Visibility – Saturday 31st March 2018! Hundreds of trans people and their allies will gather at the City Chambers on the Royal Mile at 12 noon, march proudly down the Royal Mile for speeches outside the Scottish Parliament.

9 November 2017   |   News

Equality organisations welcome Scottish Government consultation to improve the Gender Recognition Act

Leading LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex) and women’s equality organisations in Scotland have today welcomed the launch of the Scottish Government’s consultation on improving the Gender Recognition Act 2004.

23 July 2017   |   News

UK Gov consultation on outdated Gender Recognition Act is a positive step forward for society

Scottish Trans welcomes the UK Government’s announcement of a consultation on reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004 in England and Wales.

1 March 2017   |   News

Unveiling our new brand…

We unveiled our new brand identity at the Equality Network Annual General Meeting in Edinburgh last night, 28 February 2017.

19 December 2016   |   News

Report from our Equal Recognition: Non-binary seminar

The aim of the day was to bring together non-binary community members and activists with lawyers, academics and other professionasls with knowledge and expertise in this area to start thinking about how non-binary legal gender recognition could and should work in Scotland.

7 July 2016   |   News

Scottish Trans comments on the UK Government Response to the Women and Equalities Committee Report on Transgender Equality

Today, the UK Government published their response to the Women and Equalities Committee Report on Transgender Equality. Whilst Scottish Trans welcomes some of the content, overall we think that the response is very disappointing.

31 March 2016   |   News

LGBTI equality charity welcomes SNP commitments on equality

Scotland’s LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex) equality groups the Equality Network and Scottish Trans are welcoming the commitments made today by the SNP on LGBTI equality.

24 March 2016   |   News

Scottish Parliament Equal Opportunities Committee publishes summary about Trans Equality

The Scottish Parliament’s Equal Opportunities Committee have published a short report about trans equality. The report summarises the evidence given by Scottish Trans to the Committee on February 4th.

17 March 2016   |   News

The European Agency for Fundamental Rights releases a new report about the challenges to achieving equality for LGBT people

Yesterday, the European Agency for Fundamental Rights released a new report entitled: “Professionally Speaking: Challenges to achieving equality for LGBT people in Europe”.

14 January 2016   |   News

Scottish Trans welcomes the publication of the Women and Equalities Committee’s Transgender Equality Inquiry Report

The UK Parliament’s Women and Equalities Committee has published its report of its Inquiry into Transgender Equality. The report recommendations are wide-ranging and we are delighted at the strength with which the report calls for many key improvements.

13 October 2015   |   News

Scottish Trans gives evidence at the Women and Equalities Committee Inquiry into Trans Equality

On Tuesday 13th October at 10.30AM, Scottish Trans manager, James Morton, gave oral evidence to the Women and Equalities Committee’s inquiry into trans equality. The session covered a wide range of issues to do with how trans people’s equality is affected by the law, and also trans equality within employment.

8 September 2015   |   News

Trans Inquiry Live on Parliament TV

You can watch the Trans Inquiry being held by the Women and Equalities Select Committee live on Parliament TV. The topics being discussed today are health, as well as hate crime & transphobia.

4 September 2015   |   News

Irish Gender Recognition Act signed into law

We’re delighted to hear that Ireland’s Gender Recognition Act is now being signed into law.

24 August 2015   |   News

Scottish Trans at Glasgow Pride

This Saturday, 22nd August, Scottish Trans, Equality Network, and lots of our lovely volunteers lead the Pride march through Glasgow to call for trans rights now.

7 August 2015   |   News

Polish Senate passes first Gender Recognition Law

TGEU released the following press statement about the passage of Poland’s first ever Gender Recognition Law.

19 June 2015   |   News

EU Commission says that all trans people should be protected from discrimination

On May 5th, the EU Commission published a report on the implementation of the Gender Goods & Services Directive stating that anti-discrimination law should apply to all trans people.

22 April 2015   |   News

Ask your MSPs to support gender X passports for people who do not identify as men or women

We’re delighted that Alison Johnstone MSP has submitted the following motion in the Scottish Parliament supporting non-gendered passports for non-binary people.

6 February 2015   |   News

WPATH Issues Statement on Legal Gender Recognition

On 19 January, 2015 the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) issued a statement asserting its position regarding legal gender recognition.

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