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Tim Hopkins, CEO of The Equality Network, has kindly given us an update on where the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill is at:

The Scottish Parliament has now started taking oral evidence on the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill. The points we have been making about improvements needed to the bill (especially for...

The independent Steering Group’s report of the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) review and Government response have now been published.

The review was announced in May 2012. It arose from the government’s Red Tape Challenge and was established to examine whether the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) is operating as intended. A key aim...

The 3 September 2013 marks the 60th anniversary of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) coming into force. During the Second World War countries across Europe witnessed what can happen when there are no rules on the exercise of government power. In the aftermath of this conflict governments, including the UK, drafted the ECHR and...

ILGA Europe have just released details of a new campaign to help organisation's wanting to do something to support our Russian neighbours who are facing unprecedented discrimination and oppression.

Check out the campaign video here

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Have your say on tackling Biphobia in service provisions

The Equality Network is running a survey to find out about people's experiences of Biphobia in services and what they want done to tackle it.  This information will be used to write a report for public bodies and LGBT organisations on improving bisexual equality and...

The Department of Health will soon be launching the Innovation, Excellence and Strategic Development Fund (IESD) for 2014/15. The fund provides funding for proposals in the health and care field, supporting projects with the potential for national impact in line with Department of Health objectives of better health and wellbeing and better care...

It's been over a year now since LGBT Consortium started to really shake up its Membership structure and asked all existing Members to actively renew their Memberships.

Over the course of the year Consortium has been working really hard to engage with its existing Members and to connect with new LGBT groups, projects and organisations....

The Equal Marriage Bill passed through the House of Lords and is becoming a reality!!!

Last week the third reading of the Equal Marriage Bill began in the House of Lords with two long days of debate of amendments and finished today when a set of amendments surrounding pensions and survivors rights were passed as was the Bill!

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