Maggie Mellon: @ScotGov is embracing policies which will harm children - I and other feminists will challenge them
Maggie Mellon, feminist campaigner and former social worker specialising in child protection, argues that the Scottish Government has embraced policies on transgender issues which willl harm children, and says an increasing number of women are challenging it
LGBT campaign and teachers' union call on leading Scottish Tories to distance themselves from anti-Trans article calling teachers 'abusive nihilists'
Murdo Fraser MSP, finance spokesperson, and Liz Smith MSP, education spokesperson, among contributors to website that published call to "brutalise" teachers and campaigners
SCOTLAND’S EIS teacher's union and a leading LGBT+ education campaign have called on leading Scottish Conservative MSPs to distance themselves from a website that published an article calling for action against "perverts" and "abusive nihilists" who teach children about gender diversity in schools.
Gayle Smith: Remember those in the trans community who, unlike me, never got to be who they really are
Poet Gayle Smith shares her story and says it's important to remember those in the transgender community who have died in the struggle to be themselves
FOR the majority of people who aren't celebrating a birthday or anniversary, 20 November will be just another day. There is, however, one group of people for whom this date has a special significance, though many of their family, friends, and neighbours may not even be aware of this or of the reasons why.
Mick Clocherty: This is your one chance to be cool, Orange Order, don't flunk it
Writer Mick Clocherty speaks to transgender woman Adrianne Elson, a former member of the Orange Order who'd like to rejoin the women's lodge, and says there's a lesson of equality in it for all
THERE'S a mythical beast that can be found roaming the West of Scotland and Northern Ireland, but it has been sighted all over the world.
Jennie Kermode: How we're changing the media tone around transphobia and what Scotland can learn from it
Chair of Trans Media Watch Jennie Kermode details how the organisation has tried to change media coverage of transgender issues, and says media is a two-way process
IN 2008, a survey conducted by the Scottish Transgender Alliance found that 62 per cent of trans people living in Scotland had experienced transphobic harassment, with 11 per cent being victims of physical assault. A quarter of respondents said they'd had to move out of their homes because the people they were living with or near refused to accept them.