Tag: Equality Act

  • Schools must provide single-sex toilets

    As reported in the Times we wrote to all 32 local councils across Scotland on 10 June 2022 requesting they review school buildings and policies to ensure single-sex toilets...

  • Letter to Shona Robison

    We sent the following email to Shona Robison, Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice, Housing and Local Government on 14 February 2022. Dear Ms Robison, We should like to thank you...

  • Joint statement in response to the EHRC intervention

    In response to the EHRC’s recent letter to the Scottish Government about reform of the Gender Recognition Act and their submission to the UK Government about conversion therapy, 20...

  • Letter to Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

    The Delegated Powers Memorandum for the Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill contains a clause that states: “Regulations under this section may modify section 14 (meaning of the...

  • Letter to Prime Minister

    We sent the following letter to Boris Johnson MP, Prime Minister, on 19th June, regarding the Sunday Times report on the Government’s plans not to continue with reform of...

  • Funding Conditions

    The Scottish Government funds organisations working towards the outcomes in their Equally Safe policy for eradicating violence against women and girls. Funds were last awarded in 2017 for a...

  • Twitter thread re GRA Announcement

    Link to Twitter thread: hereArchived here: http://archive.fo/nyZCD Thread: The shenanigans of @scotgov regarding the announcement of proposals to reform the GRA are, to say the least, concerning. There are...

  • Glasgow Life

    The Herald article from 22 April 2019: “Cross-dress males to be allowed in women-only gym sessions in Glasgow” Following the justified uproar over details of its transgender inclusion policy...

  • Sex Matters

    Ahead of the census debate we are concerned that the definitions of male and female in Scots Law and practice need to be robust and that appropriate protections can...

  • Hostelling Scotland and Serco (Caledonian Sleeper and Northlink Ferries) Update

    In June 2018, one of our/ManFriday members put Hostelling Scotland’s policy of “regardless of transgendered status, we will book an accommodation based on how our guests choose to be...