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Our community engagement officer, Oceana, is here to help you connect with other trans people and to increase your understanding of trans equality in employment and service provision. They are keen to listen to your concerns and your ideas for improving trans people’s lives in Scotland. If you are interested in campaigning or community volunteering, then Oceana can provide you with skill development training opportunities and practical assistance.
The 31st of March is International Transgender Day of Visibility. It is a day to celebrate the lives and achievements of transgender people across the world. It aims to increase trans equality and empower trans people to live our lives freely and confidently.
It is important to remember that trans terminology is constantly changing and evolving. Particularly as many terms are related to people’s personal identities, the terms may be used by different people to mean different things. Individual people will view themselves, and experience their lives, in unique ways. This is a non-exhaustive list of some common definitions in use in Scotland. The terms used in other languages and cultures can vary widely.
If you are trans or exploring your gender and you are looking for support, resources, services or information, there are a variety of national organisations and services you can access.
There are small unfunded trans community groups and various social opportunities taking place across Scotland where you can reach out and connect with other trans folks, whether you are trans or exploring your gender. Many of these meetings have switched from face-to-face to online during the Coronavirus pandemic.
We’re inviting anyone who would like to contribute to share personal experiences in the form of videos, artwork or written accounts from your own life that you think might resonate with others.
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Scottish Trans is part of the Equality Network
Scottish Trans Alliance (Scottish Trans for short) is the Equality Network project to improve gender identity and gender reassignment equality, rights and inclusion in Scotland. The Equality Network is a leading Scottish lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) equality and human rights charity.
The Equality Network is a registered Scottish charity: SC037852, and a company limited by guarantee: SC220213.
We are grateful for funding from the Scottish Government