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Mermaids and Stonewall call for free ‘gender self-identification’ for children

On Wednesday 17th March the Women and Equalities Committee heard oral evidence from several pro-trans groups, including: Nancy Kelley, Chief Executive Officer, Stonewall; Lui Asquith, Director of Legal and Policy, Mermaids; Cat Burton, Chair, Gender Identity Research and Education Society; Dr Jane Hamlin, President, Beaumont Society. The Committee is currently conducting an inquiry into the …


Spring Bulletin 2021 Out Now!

  Welcome to our Spring Bulletin! The weather may still be making up it’s mind about whether it’s actually spring or not, but even if it’s still rather wintry and cold outside, you can keep warm inside and enjoy keeping up to date with our latest news, views and expert commentary. Whether this is the …


Controversial Scotland hate crime bill voted through by MSPs

The Scottish Government has passed its controversial Hate Crime Bill despite concerns being raised over its impact on freedom of speech. The new legislation creates a criminal offence of “stirring up hatred” against protected groups, on the grounds of religion, sexual orientation, age, disability and transgender identity. It expands on a similar race crime law …


We are recruiting!

We are seeking a Communications and Public Relations Officer to work alongside our Senior Researcher to develop and implement the charity’s communication strategy. This exciting new post will raise the profile of the Trust, engage new audiences and respond to relevant issues as they arise in the media. Click here to view the vacancy.


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