Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill: consultation analysis

This report presents the analysis of responses to our consultation on the draft Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill.

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Annex 1 - Organisations responding to the consultation

Children's or Young People's Group or Body (n = 5)

Allsorts Youth Project

Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland

Children in Scotland

The Scottish Youth Parliament

YWCA Scotland - The Young Women's Movement

LGBT Group (n = 34)

CILIA-LGBTQI+: 'Comparing Intersectional Lifecourse Inequalities among LGBTQI+ Citizens in four European countries'

Edinburgh Frontrunners

Free2B Alliance


Glasgow LGBTQI+ Substance Use Working Group

Glasgow University Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Queer + Society (GULGBTQ+)

Here NI

Highland Pride (run by the Highland LGBT Forum)

ILGA-Europe (the European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association)

Intersectional GLAM CIC

Lancaster Pride UK

LEAP Sports Scotland

Lesbian Rights Alliance

Lesbian Strength Scotland

LGB Alliance

LGBT Health and Wellbeing

LGBT Youth Scotland

LGBT+ Liberal Democrats

Mosaic LGBT Youth Centre

New Family Social


OurStory Scotland

Out In Edinburgh

Outskirtsocial (Informal social group for Lesbian Bisexual & Trans women )

Pink Saltire

Saints LGBT+

Scottish Bi+ Network

Staff Pride Network: University of Edinburgh

Stonewall Scotland

Suffolk LGBT+ network (community group)

The Gathering Space

The Proud Trust

Time for Inclusive Education (TIE)

Unicorn Nights

Local Authority, Health and Social Care Partnership or NHS (n = 13)

Aberdeenshire Council

Argyll and Bute Health & Social Care Partnership

Department of Public Health NHS Lanarkshire

Glasgow Council Family

Health Improvement Team, Children and Young People, Sandyford Sexual Health Service, NHS GG&C

Healthy Respect team, NHS Lothian

Midlothian Council

National Gender Identity Clinical Network Scotland (NGICNS)

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

NHS Lothian - Sexual Health, Blood Borne Virus and Substance Use team

Perth & Kinross Council

The City of Edinburgh Council

West Dunbartonshire Council

Other (n = 33)

A New Normal Ltd

Advance HE

Amnesty International UK

Arika Heavy Industries CIC

Chronic Sex

Colin Cooper Photography

Délégation interministérielle à la lutte contre le racisme, l'antisémitisme et la haine anti-LGBT - Prime minister Services

EDI Scotland

End Deportations Belfast

Family Education Trust

Fringe of Colour

Gold Flake Paint

Hands Off Scotland

Howard League Scotland

Law Society of Scotland

Lighthouse - Edinburgh's Radical Bookshop

MacRoberts LLP

Men At Work C.I.C

Men Supporting Women's Rights

Ministry of Justice (Belgium)


Our Duty Parent Support Group for children and young people with Gender Dysphoria.

Performance Collective Stranraer


Scottish Child Law Centre

Scottish Council on Human Bioethics

Scottish Parents Against the Gender Reform Bill


That looks queer

The Diversity Trust

The University of Glasgow

The Write Angle

White Flowers Alba

Public Body (n = 5)

Community Justice Scotland

Equality and Human Rights Commission

Nursing and Midwifery Council

Scottish Human Rights Commission

The Scottish Children's Reporter Administration

Religious or Belief Body (n = 35)

Archdiocese of St. Andrews & Edinburgh

African Caribbean Christian Fellowship, Aberdeen Branch.

Airdrie Reformed Presbyterian Church

Anscombe Bioethics Centre

Archdiocesan Secondary Head Teacher Association

Bishops' Conference of Scotland

Board of Reformed Christian Education Scotland

Catholic Head Teachers of the Diocese of Motherwell

Catholic Truth

Central Evangelical Church

Christian Concern

Christian Medical Fellowship

Covenant Fellowship Scotland

East Dunbartonshire Catholic Schools Group

Evangelical Alliance

Free Church of Scotland

Free Church of Scotland (Continuing)

Glasgow Archdiocesan Primary Head Teacher Association

Humanist Society Scotland

Maryburgh Free Church

North Edinburgh Reformed Presbyterian Church

Reformed Baptist Church Anniesland

Reformed Presbyterian Church of Scotland

SCES Parents - The Scottish Catholic Education Service's National Parent Group

Scottish Catholic Education Service

Scottish Catholics for Labour

Springburn Assemblies of God Church, Glasgow

Stornoway Free Church Kirk Session

Stornoway Reformed Presbyterian Church

Stranraer Reformed Presbyterian Church

The Christian Institute

The Church and Society Committee of the United Free Church of Scotland

The Guild of Spiritual Doctors of the Almighty Triune God

The RE Department of the Archdiocese of Glasgow

Western Isles Presbytery of the Free Church of Scotland

Third sector support organisation (n = 15)


Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre

Enable Scotland

Forth Valley Rape Crisis Centre

Glasgow and Clyde Rape Crisis

HIV Scotland and National AIDS Trust

Marie Curie

Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland

The Action Group

The Kite Trust

The National Autistic Society Scotland

Victim Support Scotland

Waverley Care


Zero Tolerance

Trans Group (n = 20)

Anent Transphobia (Fetter Together Ltd)

Argyll & Bute Trans Youth chat

AUSA Trans Students' Forum

Be: Transgender Support and Community

Beyond Gender (an LGBT Youth Scotland youth group)

Consortium's Trans Organisation Network

Equality Network and Scottish Trans Alliance

Foreningen for kjønns- og seksualitetsmangfold and the Norwegian Patient Group for Gender Incongruence

Gender Recognition Youth Commission

Gendered Intelligence


Not Alone Plymouth

Trans Masculine Scotland

Trans Masculine Support and Advice UK



Transgender Europe

Transgender Trend


Union or Political Party (n = 21)

Annan&District Branch, Scottish National Party

Edinburgh University Students' Association

Fife College Students association

Forth Valley Student Association

Glasgow University Students' Representative Council

Haddington & Lammermuir SNP Branch

Heriot-Watt University Student Union

Highlands and Islands Student Association

NASUWT The Teachers' Union

NUS Scotland

Queen Margaret Union

Scottish Green Party

Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC)

SNP Alyth Branch

Solidarity Party

The Educational Institute of Scotland


Unite Scotland

University and College Union (UCU)


Young Scots for Independence

Women's Group (n = 34)

Audacious Women Festival

Authentic Equity Alliance

Brighton ReSisters

Broadsheet, New Zealand's Feminist Magazine

Calderdale ReSisters

Canadian Women's Declaration

Close the Gap

Dundee Labour Women's Group


Equate Scotland

Fair Play For Women

Feisty Women

Feminist Think Tank UK

Fife Women's Aid


For Women Scotland

Greater Manchester Resisters

Green Party Women - Green Party of England & Wales


Hull & East Riding ReSisters

Labour Women's Declaration Steering Group

Portobello Against Misogyny

Resisters United

Scottish Women's Aid

Skeabost Ladies Group

SNP Women's Pledge

South Edinburgh Against Misogyny

Wise Women Glasgow

Woman's Place UK

Women and Girls in Scotland

Women Matter

Women Uniting

Women's Human Rights Campaign




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