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Scottish Parliament written answers — Scottish Executive Funding: Scottish Executive Funding (29 Jul 2004)

Shiona Baird: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S2O-2467 by Mrs Mary Mulligan on 20 May 2004, whether the £700,000 provided to national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organisations included the £512,000 for the Equality Network announced in March 2004 and whether the Executive will provide a breakdown of which organisations the £700,000 has been, or will be,...

Scottish Parliament: Justice and Law Officers: Domestic Abuse (LGBT Young People) (25 Nov 2004)

Mark Ballard: To ask the Scottish Executive how the criminal justice system protects lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people from being victims of abuse within domestic settings. (S2O-4291)

Scottish Parliament: Debating in Schools (25 Nov 2004)

Keith Raffan: ...us to judge, when we hold debates in a committee room to choose the two Scottish representatives—that would make the process more democratic. Last night, I attended a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organisation's reception and annual general meeting. A young speaker there—I wish that I could remember her name because it should go into the Official Report—spoke at the end,...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Discrimination: Discrimination (1 Dec 2004)

Malcolm Chisholm: ...provides a framework for all departments to tackle prejudice and discrimination and promote equal opportunities. The Executive’s Equality Unit is working closely with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities to develop the Executive’s understanding of homophobia and facilitate consultation and engagement between all Scottish Executive departments and LGBT people....

Scottish Parliament written answers — Domestic Abuse: Domestic Abuse (1 Dec 2004)

Nora Radcliffe: To ask the Scottish Executive what activities it has engaged in to support those who experience domestic abuse in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) relationships in the last year and how it intends to proceed in this regard over the next year.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Police: Police (1 Dec 2004)

Cathy Jamieson: ...recognise the importance of providing an environment where individuals feel confident about reporting any homophobic incidents and most forces now have, for example, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender policies either published or in the final stages of development. The working group on hate crime submitted its report in October 2004. One of the group’s recommendations is for the...

Scottish Parliament: Domestic Abuse Services (2 Dec 2004)

Malcolm Chisholm: ...evidence emerges that there are gaps in service provision or legal protection, of course we will consider them. For example, we are in the early stages of discussion with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organisations to identify whether there is a need for research into issues to do with abuse in same-sex relationships. However, the research on men and domestic abuse confirmed the...

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Homophobic Bullying (10 Jan 2005)

Derek Twigg: ...will be used to inform future work in this area. The Department's work in this critical area is ongoing and we are currently supporting Schools Out in promoting the first Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) History Month in February 2005, and have funded the development of a website which will raise awareness and encourage participation. It will suggest activities and events that...

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Homophobia (13 Jan 2005)

Derek Twigg: ...—including homophobic bullying—and schools can access additional support from their local Behaviour and Attendance Consultant. Might I also highlight the first Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) History Month in February 2005. A website has been developed to support this which will suggest activities and events for schools and colleges and offers teachers specific lesson...

Written Answers — Constitutional Affairs: Ethnic Minorities (13 Jan 2005)

David Lammy: The Department is committed to providing equal opportunities for all, irrespective of ethnicity, gender, transgender, sexuality, disability, age, religion, race, marital status, working patterns and/or caring responsibilities. In compliance with the Race Relations Amendment Act 2000, the Department for Constitutional Affairs, formerly the Lord Chancellor's Department, set out a comprehensive...

Scottish Parliament: Victims and Witnesses (13 Jan 2005)

Margaret Smith: ...the Executive has turned its attention to those who are more likely to become the victims of hate crimes: Scots from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Incidences of racist and homophobic attacks appear to be on the increase, but there is a strong argument that that is partly because of the good work that police forces,...

Scottish Parliament: Philip Lawrence Awards 2004 (2 Feb 2005)

Susan Deacon: ...on what more can be done to address them. It is right that we should endeavour to do both. It is estimated that around 50,000 to 100,000 young people in Scotland are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. Most of those young people are aware of their sexuality before they reach secondary school, yet it is estimated that only around 6 per cent have come out by the time they are 16....

Scottish Parliament: Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (3 Mar 2005)

Nora Radcliffe: ...be reasonable and has a precedent in respect of other procedures, such as termination of pregnancies. In subsequent discussions of the matter with representatives of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, I was warned of the possibility of another layer of unintended consequences for people who wish to undergo gender reassignment, which would depend on how the requirement...

Scottish Parliament written answers — NHS Staff: NHS Staff (8 Mar 2005)

Sandra White: ...refugees and asylum seekers, (b) children and young people, (c) disabled people, (d) older people, (e) people of a particular religious or faith group, (f) people from the lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender community and (g) people on the grounds of gender in (i) 1999, (ii) 2000, (iii) 2001, (iv) 2002, (v) 2003 and (vi) 2004.

Identity Cards Bill (21 Mar 2005)

the Earl of Erroll: ..., the register will become a prime terrorist target. Can you imagine the value of infiltrating someone on to it? There have to be mechanisms to switch ID. There are witness protection programmes, transgender reassignment, and agents in the field whose true identity must be concealed. Terrorists could have perfect access to the register. I have talked for too long, but I should say on the...

Scottish Parliament: Inclusion Scotland (12 May 2005)

Patrick Harvie: ...that I have made, which arose from a meeting I attended at Glasgow City Council quite a number of years ago, before I was an MSP, when I was representing the city's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organisations. That meeting was a coming together of various different equality strands and organisations. I ended up having a bit of an argument about the social model of disability. The...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Equalities: Equalities (17 May 2005)

Malcolm Chisholm: ...Scottish Women’s Convention The Scottish Refugee Integration Forum The Core Liaison Group (religion and belief). The Equality Unit also meets quarterly with national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups to discuss strategic issues. All of these forums have a wide variety of stakeholder members. Each stakeholder member will also discuss the issues with their members. Other...

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Homophobic Abuse/Bullying (26 May 2005)

Jacqui Smith: ...the findings will be used to inform future work in this area. The Departments work in this critical area is on-going and we supported Schools Out in promoting the first Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) History Month in February 2005, and have funded the development of a website which will raise awareness and encourage participation. The website suggested activities and events...

Scottish Parliament: Sexual Health (15 Jun 2005)

Nanette Milne: ...are faced by people of all ages—including those who have disabilities and impairments—and to deal with the specific health and discrimination issues that confront the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. We also welcome the fact that education programmes will take the form of abstinence-plus education, which aims to delay the onset of sexual activity. However, improving...

Equality Bill [HL] (15 Jun 2005)

Baroness Lockwood: ...gender duty during the passage of the Equality Bill and to include a duty to eliminate unlawful harassment, thereby bringing the gender duty in line with the disability duty? Fourthly, as regards transgender in the gender duty under Clauses 81 and 82, will the Minister give an indication of the Government's intention to amend the Sex Discrimination Act to extend goods, facilities and...


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