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Scottish police officers will wear gender-neutral hats

Police Scotland officers will be allowed to choose baseball caps, instead of gendered peaked caps or bowler hats, as a part of their uniform....

Scottish politician Mhairi Black faced gender challenges though she is a...

Black is fighting for reforms to the Gender Recognition Act (GRA), which is hoped will uphold and improve rights for trans and non-binary people...

Ruth Davidson has officially stepped down as a Scottish Tory leader

Ruth Davidson is no longer a leader of the conservative party in Scotland, though she is not going to leave the Scottish parliament until...

The Great Scottish Run will offer third gender option, but non-binary...

The Great Scottish Run will this year offer a third gender option for competitors, and is reportedly the first major race in the UK...

Scotland’s only transgender politician returns

Gregor Murray has returned to politics for the first time since quitting the Scottish National Party because of it apparent trans-unfriendly environment due to...

One in 5 Scots is not LGBT-accepting

The results came from an online poll of 1,005 people conducted by Censuswide Scotland in May this year, seen by The Scotsman. 207 of...

Green Party in Scotland encourages non-binary people to go in politics

The Scottish Greens have elected two new co-leaders, Patrick Harvie and Lorna Slater, for the first time – replacing the previous co-convener positions. Slater’s...

Scotland held a festival in solidarity with trans community

A day of celebration focusing on transgender equality is being held in the Scottish capital Edinburgh. The aim of the festival, which was held...

Scotland backtracks on non-binary inclusion

The body responsible for formulating the census questions in Scotland has quietly announced that non-binary option is not going to be included in the...

Scottish parliament announced transgender healthcare inquiry

The Scottish Parliament’s Cross Party Group on Sexual Health and Blood Borne Viruses issued a call for evidence from trans people on July 5th...

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