UNISON Scotland LGBT Committee

LGBT LogoLesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are still denied equality in the workplace – too often we face discrimination and harassment instead of a fair deal. Joining UNISON gives you a voice in Britain’s biggest public services union, which is committed to working for LGBT rights.

Lesbians, gay men, bisexual and transgender people in UNISON organise locally and nationally to support each other, to identify discrimination, to increase awareness of LGBT rights and to campaign for change. The UNISON group voted in 2005 to become an LGBT group and we are working to build bisexual and transgender members and issues into the core of our group. Together we can speak up for our rights at work and improve each other’s lives.

Equal Marriage Campaign Archive and LGBT archive on old UNISON Scotland site
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OUT 2 – Scotland LGBT Newsletter

Latest news and events including... Dumfries & Galloway Pride - 15th September 2018 Dundee Pride - 22nd September 2018 International ...
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Response to The Review of the Gender Recognition Act 2004

UNISON has a proud history of work for transgender equality. We have a very active network of transgender members who ...
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Say No to hate Crime

STUC needs your views on hate crime law

The Scottish Government is currently consulting on hate crime legislation. Across the STUC's equality structures trade union members have raised ...
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Implications of Reductions to Public Spending for LGB and T People and Services

Cutbacks leaving LGBT people without specialist mental and sexual health support

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people are facing long waits for appointments at gender identity clinics and being denied ...
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SEPA recruitment winners

SEPA wins recruitment award at LGBT conference

UNISON’s LGBT group celebrated this year’s Recruitment and Organising Award winners on 19 November, when the annual conference handed out ...
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Simon Stuart

Pride Glasgow: Young members promote anti-harassment guide

Scottish young member Simon Stuart, Housing & Care Scotland Branch, promoting the Scottish Young Members' Bullying and Harassment guide at Glasgow Pride ...
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Love is Love

Proud of UNISON at Pride

The Scottish LGBT committee attended Pride in Edinburgh on 2 July where we were joined by members from Edinburgh, Aberdeen, ...
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Solidarity and pride in our new LGBT banner

Equalities Officer Eileen Dinning and Communications Officer Trisha Hamilton took delivery of our bright new UNISON Scotland  LGBT self organised ...
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LGBT Conference Decisions

National LGBT Conference decisions are now available at https://www.unison.org.uk/content/uploads/2015/11/2015-National-LGBT-Conference-Record-of-Decisions.doc LGBT home ...
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The new Scottish LGBT Committee was elected at the AGM on 17th October 2015 There are still vacancies for the ...
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LGBTI Awards

UNISON sponsors LGBTI Awards

First ever Scottish LGBTI awards UNISON Scotland sponsored the first ever Scottish LGBTI awards on 10 September 2015 in the Grand Central ...
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Scottish LGBT Equality Report

The Scottish LGBT Equality Report launched

The Equality Network launched The Scottish LGBT Equality Report, a major new state-of-the-nation report on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ...
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