Caitlin Logan: Census sexual orientation write-in reflects the power of self-determination
Caitlin Logan argues that including an “other” option in the Census sexual orientation question is no threat to LGB people - but challenging people’s right to define their own identity is
WHAT’S IN a name? Thus goes the age-old question to which the answer has always been: quite a lot, whether you like it or not.
LISTEN: Pride - How the past can shape our future
Bryan Simpson (Unite Hospitality Organiser), Pam Currie (EIS-FELA President), Ged Killen (MP for Rutherglen and Hamilton West) and Mridul Wadhwa (Forth Valley Rape Crisis) addressed the event
TO MARK Pride season, TIE (Time for Inclusive Education) and CommonSpace held a special event on 25 July, with a guest panel sharing their defining Moments and Icons from LGBT history. We discussed what can be learned from them today in the quest to advance LGBT rights. Listen to the speeches from the event below.
Pride: How the Past can Shape our Future
PRIDE season: defining moments and icons from LGBT history.
To mark Pride season, TIE (Time for Inclusive Education) and CommonSpace held a special event, with a guest panel sharing their defining moments and icons from LGBT history. We discussed what can be learned from them today in the quest to advance LGBT rights.
Listen to what the panellists had to say:
Gemma Clark: Take Pride from our history - be proud of ourselves
Gemma Clark, a volunteer, speaker and writer with Time for Inclusive Education (TIE), writes ahead of TIE and CommonSpace’s special event to mark Pride on 18 July on the heroes of LGBT history. Clark looks at those who have inspired her from the past, and what inspires her today.
PRIDE. It’s a word that now has more than one meaning, largely thanks to the queer heroes and heroines of Stonewall.
18 July: Pride - How the Past can Shape our Future
Get your ticket for the special Pride season event here
JOIN Time for Inclusive Education (TIE) and CommonSpace digital media site for a special event to mark Pride season, as a guest panel shares their defining Moments and Icons from LGBT history - and we discuss what can be learned from them today in the quest to advance LGBT rights.
- Hannah Bardell, MP for Livingston
- Ged Killen, MP for Rutherglen and Hamilton West
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.