What you need to know: Scotland’s women’s sector speaks out on gender recognition for trans people
CommonSpace spoke to a range of women’s and gender-based violence organisations about their views on proposed legal changes
IN LIGHT OF the Scottish Government consultation on proposed changes to the Gender Recognition Act (2004), much debate has arisen over the potential impacts for gender equality efforts and for organisations working solely with women.
LGBTI charities launch resource to support trans young people in schools
Trans young people welcome renewed efforts to tackle transphobia in education
LGBT YOUTH SCOTLAND and Scottish Trans Alliance have launched a new resource aimed at helping primary and secondary teachers better understand and support trans young people.
Through national research, consultation and on-going work with young people, the organisations have identified poor experiences in schools linked to bullying or a lack of understanding of the issues facing trans and non-binary young people.