TIE announces Board as it prepares for role in delivery of LGBT-inclusive education
Liam Stevenson, TIE co-founder: “To date, we have reached over 25,000 school pupils - but this is only the tip of the iceberg, and we are inundated with requests as we move forward.
THE TIE Campaign has announced a Board of Trustees as it prepares to evolve to meet its new challenge of helping to deliver LGBT-inclusive education, after the Scottish Government officially adopted the recommendations of the Implementation Group earlier this month.
VIDEO: The story of the Tie Campaign
Today in the Scottish Parliament, Education Minister John Swinney announced that LGBT-inclusive education will be embedded in the Scottish curriculum.
The announcement is a result of a tirelessly-fought grassroots campaign by friends Jordan Daly and Liam Stevenson. This is their story.
Triumph for grassroots activism as Scotland adopts world leading LGBTI inclusive education
All Scotland's state schools to be covered by new regulations including teaching, training and monitoring
SCOTTISH Education Minister John Swinney has accepted the recommendations of campaigners for the introduction of LGBTI inclusive education in all of Scotland's state funded schools.
Violence Unseen: Photography exhibition highlighting underrepresented forms of men's violence opens
Jennifer Constable, Write to End Violence Against Women bursary winner, speaks to Diane Abbott MP and others to discuss Zero Tolerance Scotland’s new exhibition which begins in Edinburgh today exploring underrepresented forms of men’s violence
ZERO TOLERANCE SCOTLAND opens its doors today [3 September] to their new Violence Unseen exhibition; the charity’s latest photography campaign in ending violence against women.
Olivia McMahon: I was bullied at school and felt like an outcast - but now I'm proud to call myself an LGBT inclusive-education activist
Olivia McMahon (pictured above) writes about her experience of coming out as gay in the second year of secondary school, being bullied and feeling like school education was biased against her inducing anxiety, to being inspired by the TIE campaign to become an activist for LGBT-inclusive education, and what still needs to be done to change things
Action-packed festival to push for greater LGBTI inclusion in sports
LGBTI sports charity seeks to address ‘thorn in our side’ of sports discrimination with fortnight of events
NOW IN its sixth year, LGBTI charity Leap Sports’ ‘Festival Fortnight’, running 1-17 June, will play host to a varied selection of events and activities across Scotland, with the aim of boosting visibility and participation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in Scottish sport.
Liberation movements 50 years on: Has the spirit of '68 been lost?
Journalist Caitlin Logan explores the challenges and opportunities for social equalities movements today in the context of the legacy of ’68
“THERE’S NO doubt that ’68 and the political generation before and after that was a very important moment in a lot of countries, setting up political struggles we are left with today. I wouldn’t be where I am if it wasn’t for that time.”
Revealed: 6 ways that new data exposes the inequalities of Scotland's communities
Official statistics show differences in health, wellbeing, and safety linked to people’s demographics and where they live
Class, ethnicity, religion, gender, disability and sexual orientation remain strong indicators of inequalities in issues such as health, mental wellbeing and confidence in the police in Scottish communities.
'By trans people, for trans people': Scotland to celebrate its first ever Trans Pride
Trans people and allies to march through Edinburgh to celebrate and protest for equality
SCOTLAND WILL celebrate its first ever Pride march and event aimed specifically at trans people in Edinburgh this Saturday 31 March.
Organised by a new community organisation, Trans Pride Scotland, the event promises to be the first of many, with the aim of bringing together trans people and their allies from across the country in a show of “strength, solidarity and mutual support”.