Including Intersectional Identities
Friday, 10 February 2012 from 09:30 to 17:00 (GMT)
INCLUDING INTERSECTIONAL IDENTITIES
10th February 2012
University of Strathclyde Students’ Association
90 John Street, Glasgow, G1 1JH
9:30am – 5:00pm
Want to learn more about including people with intersectional identities in your service? Interested in the experiences of LGBT people who are disabled and/or from minority ethnic backgrounds?
This is a unique opportunity to engage in discussions on a variety of topics around the inclusion of LGBT people with complex identities. Including Intersectional Identities is a showcase of pioneering intersectional work in Glasgow, Scotland, England and Europe.
The programme includes workshops and panel discussions on:
- Intersectional LGBT work in different contexts across the UK and Europe
- Transgender intersections
- Including disabled LGBT people
- Including minority ethnic LGBT people
This ground-breaking conference is currently at full capacity but if you would like to be placed on a waiting list incase spaces become available, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0131 467 6039.
Lunch will be provided. All access requirements (including dietary requirements) will be met and public transport within Scotland paid for individuals (not organisations) for whom cost is a barrier to attending.
Including Intersectional Identities is organised by the following Equality Network projects:
EveryoneIN (in partnership with Black and Ethnic Minorities Infrastructure in Scotland (BEMIS))
Out to Access (in partnership with Inclusion Scotland and Glasgow Disability Alliance)
Scottish Transgender Alliance
And is hosted by University of Strathclyde Students’ Association
These projects are funded by the European Union’s Education and Cultural Directive (Grundtvig); The Scottish Government; and The Equality and Human Rights Commission.
EveryoneIN and Out To Access facilitate that Glasgow Action Group on Intersectionality. Members of this group include:
Gay Men's Health;
Glasgow Disability Alliance;
LGBT Youth Scotland;
Maryhill CAB Asylum Seeker & Refugee Project;
Metropolitan Community Church;
Scottish Transgender Alliance;
Trans Men Scotland;
VOX-Voices of Experience;
West of Scotland Regional Equality Council.
The Beyond Borders partners are:
CGIL Roma e Lazio – Confederazione Generale Italiana del Lavoro;
Lithuanian Gay League;
Schwulenberatung Berlin gGmbH;
Stowarzyszenie Lambda Warszawa.
When & Where
Scottish Transgender Alliance, EveryoneIN and Out to Access
The Scottish Transgender Alliance, EveryoneIN and Out to Access are all part of the Equality Network, which is a registered Scottish charity, SC037852.
More info about the Scottish Transgender Alliance can be found at www.scottishtrans.org
EveryoneIN focusses on the intersections of race and religion with gender identity and sexual orientation and is run as a partnership between Equality Network and Black and Ethnic Minority Infastructure in Scotland (BEMIS).
Out to Access focusses on the intersections of disability with gender identity and sexual orientation and is run as a partnership between Equality Network and Inclusion Scotland and Glasgow Disability Alliance.