Latest news and events including… Dumfries & Galloway Pride – 15th September 2018 Dundee Pride – 22nd September 2018 International Day against Homo, Bi and Transphobia – 17th May 2018 UNISON National Trans network meeting – 19th July 2018 UNISON National Bi network meeting – 19th July 2018 National Trans Pride, Brighton – 21st – […]
UNISON has a proud history of work for transgender equality. We have a very active network of transgender members who are represented in policy making a national level. All our members deliver public services to transgender people. This experience informs our response to the consultation.
The Scottish Government is currently consulting on hate crime legislation. Across the STUC’s equality structures trade union members have raised concerns about hate crime and highlighted examples of how hate crime has affected them in their lives or at work. It is clear from these discussions and debates that hate crime is a workplace issue. As […]
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people are facing long waits for appointments at gender identity clinics and being denied specialist mental health counselling because of cutbacks, says new research published on 22 November 2016 by UNISON. Sexual health and youth support has also been scaled down. This has resulted in reduced opening hours, cuts to the […]
UNISON’s LGBT group celebrated this year’s Recruitment and Organising Award winners on 19 November, when the annual conference handed out the trophies in Llandudno. Delegates from the Scottish Environment and Protection Agency (pictured), Yorkshire and Humberside region, and the North West region were handed their awards – sponsored for the first time by UNISON Living – by […]
Scottish young member Simon Stuart, Housing & Care Scotland Branch, promoting the Scottish Young Members’ Bullying and Harassment guide at Glasgow Pride UNISON Stall. LGBT Home Page
The Scottish LGBT committee attended Pride in Edinburgh on 2 July where we were joined by members from Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Fife, Glasgow, and Inverness Our stall was a huge success and we spoke to members and public about the importance of being in a union, the fight against austerity, racism and LGBTI issues. We talked […]
Equalities Officer Eileen Dinning and Communications Officer Trisha Hamilton took delivery of our bright new UNISON Scotland LGBT self organised group banner this morning with pride and solidarity.
LGBT pages on the UNISON website www.unison.org.uk/out is updated on a regular basis. How to get involved Two page leaflet on how to get involved in the LGBT group – this can be used in your branch, at employer events or at pride LGB Workers Rights Factsheet on lesbian, gay and bisexual workers rights and bargaining […]
The Constitution of the UNISON Scotland LGBT Group. Click here or on graphic for a PDF LGBT Home Page