All Schools in Scotland Will Soon Have Gender-neutral Bathrooms

Experts say gender-neutral bathrooms in schools have lower levels of bullying. The Scottish Government have planned to introduce gender-neutral bathrooms in schools. Outlined in the guidance setting out the minimum standards for school buildings, the lavatories will be a requisite to protect trans and non-binary students. The Consultation Document on Updating the School Premises said

Scottish LGBTIs to expect more governmental protection from hate crime

LGBTI people in Scotland may expect more governmental protection from hate crime, according to a report released last Friday by the country’s Independent Advisory Group on Hate Crime, Prejudice and Community Cohesion. The group, which was established by Scottish ministers in 2015 to advise on the current state of these issues in Scotland, and to make practical suggestions for

Trans victory: Scotland removes spousal veto from gay marriage

As the Equal Opportunities Committee unanimouly passes the spousal veto amendment, Scottish Transgender Alliance’s Nathan Gale reflects on why this is a victory for all LGBTI people. In a major step forward for trans equality in Scotland, the Scottish Parliament’s Equal Opportunities Committee today passed an amendment to the equal marriage bill removing the spousal