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Useful Links

Equality Network - The Equality Network works for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality in Scotland. The website contains information about LGBT rights and equality, as well as news and information on LGBT issues.

LGBT Youth Scotland - LGBT Youth Scotland is a national youth organisation working towards the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people in the life of Scotland. On the website you can find out more about LGBT Youth and their services, how you can get involved and browse information for LGBT young people, their families, friends and professionals working with young people.

Stonewall Scotland - campaigns for equality and justice for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people living in Scotland. They work with businesses, the public sector, the Scottish Government, the Scottish Parliament and a range of partners to improve the lives of LGBT people in Scotland.

Scottish Transgender Alliance - offers guidance to service providers and employers on transgender equality issues and good practice in Scotland. It also provides information to support transgender people in understanding and accessing their human rights.

Press for Change - a political lobbying and educational organisation, which campaigns to achieve equal civil rights and liberties for all trans people in the United Kingdom, through legislation and social change.

National LGBT Forum - an online community for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Scotland.

LGBT History Month - LGBT History Month is held annually in February as a showcase of the histories of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and their associated lives and struggles. The website contains information about events and activites and how to get involved. Also contains information and resources about LGBT history.

LGBT Domestic Abuse - A website for service providers who work with people who have experienced, or are currently experiencing domestic abuse. It has information specific to the needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people.

UK Government Equalities Office at Westminster - For information about UK Government legislation and the work of the Westminster Government Equalities Office.

Equality and Human Rights Commission - The Equality and Human Rights Commission Scotland champions equality and human rights for all, working to eliminate discrimination, reduce inequality, protect human rights and to build good relations, ensuring that everyone has a fair chance to participate in society. You can read about your rights and find information about discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation. There is also a helpline number for further advice.

Direct Gov - UK Government website for information about your rights, including discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation.

a:gender - a:gender is the support network for staff in government departments/agencies who have changed or need to change permanently their perceived gender, or who identify as intersex.

ACAS - ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) aims to improve organisations and working life through better employment relations.