10 ways to step up as an ally to non-binary people
Today is International Non-binary People’s Day, which aims to celebrate the wide range of people worldwide who identify as non-binary. But do you know what it means to be non-binary? And do you know how you can better support non-binary people? Here are some ideas!
The Stonewall uprising: 50 years of LGBT history
On this day 50 years ago, an uprising took place at the Stonewall Inn in New York City. As it was raided by the police in the early hours, three nights of unrest followed, with LGBT people, long frustrated by police brutality, finally fighting back.
On LGBT education: why Scotland still needs to do more
Stonewall Scotland's CPD-accredited Children and Young People Conference returns this year to Glasgow on Wednesday 22 May. Teachers, education professionals and organisations providing services for...
Trans people meet with MSPs
Yesterday, Scottish Trans Alliance, Stonewall Scotland, Equality Network, Amnesty Scotland and LGBT Youth Scotland brought trans people and MSPs from across the political spectrum together at the...
Ending human rights violations faced by LBT+ communities internationally
Out of the Margins is a two-year international project funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) , to tackle the human rights violations faced by LBT+ people around the world that are...
International mission begins investigation into abuses in Chechnya
An international mission is on its way to investigate abuses against LGBT+ people in Chechnya. The mission is led by an eminent human rights expert. Earlier this month, the UK joined 15 other...
Transphobia and Donald Trump
Donald Trump’s latest tweets are outrageous and a wakeup call to anyone in the LGBT community who thought their rights were safe. Not only are they inaccurate, they also serve to demonise and ‘other...
A deal for acceptance. No exceptions.
We share the concerns of countless LGBT people, and our friends, of all political persuasions who are deeply anxious about the potential Democratic Unionist Party involvement in the new government...
Two scoops of homophobia
Last night 47 year old TV 'personality' Richard Hammond, claimed that he doesn't eat ice cream because he's a straight man. Fragile masculinity is both odd and terrifying at the same time. It can be...