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Including Intersectional Identities

Scottish Transgender Alliance, EveryoneIN and Out to Access

Friday, 10 February 2012 from 09:30 to 17:00 (GMT)

Glasgow, United Kingdom

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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 lynne@equality-network.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:

Beyond Borders

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;

Inclusion Scotland;

LGBT Youth Scotland;

Maryhill CAB Asylum Seeker & Refugee Project;

Metropolitan Community Church;

Rukus! Federation;

Scottish Transgender Alliance;

Trans Men Scotland;

VOX-Voices of Experience;

Waverley Care;

West of Scotland Regional Equality Council.

 

The Beyond Borders partners are:

CGIL Roma e Lazio – Confederazione Generale Italiana del Lavoro;

diskursiv;

Lithuanian Gay League;

Schwulenberatung Berlin gGmbH;

Stowarzyszenie Lambda Warszawa.

 

Do you have questions about Including Intersectional Identities? Contact Scottish Transgender Alliance, EveryoneIN and Out to Access

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Strathclyde University Student Union
90 John Street
G1 1JH Glasgow
United Kingdom

Friday, 10 February 2012 from 09:30 to 17:00 (GMT)


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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.

www.equality-network.org

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