UNISON Scotland LGBT+ Committee

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are still denied equality in the workplace – too often we face discrimination and harassment instead of a fair deal. Joining UNISON gives you a voice in Britain’s biggest public services union, which is committed to working for LGBT+ rights.

Lesbians, gay men, bisexual and transgender people in UNISON organise locally and nationally to support each other, to identify discrimination, to increase awareness of LGBT+ rights and to campaign for change. The UNISON group voted in 2005 to become an LGBT group and in 2019 to be LGBT+, and we are working to build bisexual and transgender members and issues into the core of our group. Together we can speak up for our rights at work and improve each other’s lives.

UNISON Scotland LGBT+ group OUT Newsletter UNISON UK LGBT+ site and sign up for email updates See the UNISON Scotland LGBT+ Group constitution

Out 9: LGBT+ Annual General Meeting

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LGBT+ Annual General Meeting Sad loss to UNISON as equality officer retires UNISON National LGBT Conference 2019 Pride season draws ...
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Out 8: Protesting against commercialisation of Pride events

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Protesting against commercialisation of Pride events Keeping LGBT+ issues highly visible Scottish region Pride events 2019 UNISON National LGBT+ Conference ...
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OUT 7: UNISON at Pride events across Scotland grows

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Your OUT 7 newsletter covers the UNISON profile at many Pride events across the country throughout the summer. Also Highlighted ...
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UNISON local government backs LGBT+ rule change

Michael Richardson
UNISON Local Government Conference agreed to give its full backing to the upcoming rule change at UNISON’s National Conference to ...
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OUT 6: Giving UNISON the PLUS Factor

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Giving UNISON the PLUS Factor - Conference rule change. Scotland Pride events 2019 UNISON National LGBT Conference 2019 Also Highlighted ...
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TIE campaign success must lead to real change

Willie Docherty
#stuc19 Congress welcomed the Scottish Government decision to fully implement the recommendations of the LGBTI Inclusive Education Working Group towards ...
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Equal Marriage Campaign Archive and LGBT archive on old UNISON Scotland site