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It’s Time: Equality Network launches Scotland’s Equal Marriage video campaign

Today, the Equality Network are proud to launch ‘It’s Time’, Scotland’s equal marriage video campaign: https://www.equalmarriage.org.uk/itstime and http://equality-network.org/our-work/equal-marriage/its-time/ [Read more…]

Equal Marriage in running for Scottish Charity Awards

Equal Marriage 'Wedding Rally' (June 2012)The Equal Marriage campaign has been shortlisted for the ‘Campaign of the Year’ and ‘People’s Choice’ awards at this year’s Scottish Charity Awards. [Read more…]

Media Coverage

This page features a small selection of media coverage and other videos of our current and past work. You can find more on our YouTube channel. We are currently campaigning for equal recognition for trans people. You can find out all about the campaign on our Equal Recornition website and watch Kate Adair’s Equal Recognition film.

You can also watch some older coverage and videos of our award-winning same-sex marriage campaign on our equal marriage YouTube channel.

An opinion piece by our Scottish Trans Alliance project Manager James Morton in The Guardian, 23 May 2018:
‘A woman on Wednesdays’? That’s just not how trans self-declaration works

An article in Holyrood.com, 30 April 2018:
The Gender Recognition Act, transphobia and Scotland

An article in the new Sunday Herald about the reform of the Gender Recognition Act by Oceana Maund, co-convenor of Trans Pride Scotland and one of our sessional workers based in our Scottish Trans Alliance project, 29 April 2018:
The big read: The truth about the trans panic

The Guardian’s article about our Equal Recognition campaign, 9 November 2017:
Legal recognition for non-binary people planned in Scotland

STV article about our Scottish LGBTI Hate Crime Report 2017, 12 October 2017:
Most LGBTI Scots ‘have been victims of hate crime’

BBC article about our Scottish sports charter, 5 August 2017:
Scottish football signs up for LGBT rights’

BBC article, 10 May 2017:
Effort to create a Gaelic glossary of LGBTI terms

STV article about our Hate crime project, 9 October 2016:
Tackling hate crime ‘an absolute priority’ says police chief

STV coverage of the equal marriage draft bill launch

Scotland Tonight debate on equal marriage

BBC coverage of our rally for equal marriage

ILGA-Europe launches Rainbow Europe Review

How is it to be Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex in Europe in 2013?

On 16 May 2013, to mark the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (17 May), ILGA-Europe launches the Rainbow Europe package reviewing the situation of LGBTI people in Europe and measuring the progress of European institutions and national governments towards full respect of LGBTI human rights. [Read more…]

Rhode Island passes equal marriage

chafee-signing-370We’re very happy to report that the legislature of the US state of Rhode Island has passed a bill to open up marriage to couples regardless of gender. [Read more…]

French Parliament passes equal marriage

France Gay MarriageThe National Assembly in France has just passed the French Government’s bill allowing same-sex marriage, and adoption by same-sex couples. [Read more…]

New Zealand passes equal marriage

img_606X341_1704-newzealand-marriage-same-sexThe Parliament of New Zealand has just passed the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill, by a vote of 77 in favour to 44 against. The bill introduces equal marriage for all regardless of sex, sexual orientation or gender identity. [Read more…]