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  • 18th July 2012

    New protocol puts more power in the hands of Scottish trans people 6

    The new protocol should make accessing treatment easier for trans people

    5:40 PM — A new protocol issued this week by the Scottish Government is set to revolutionise the way trans people are served by the health system.

  • 13th July 2012

    Video: Help offered to LGBT victims of forced marriage 24

    The government is highlighting the issue of forced marriage among young people (Photo: Foreign and Commonwealth Office)

    5:23 PM — The government issued a warning about the dangers of forced marriage, which often involves young people being taken out of the country on what they think are holidays, only to find themselves at risk, with LGBT people at particular risk.

  • 13th June 2012

    Debate surrounds intersex inclusion in the DSM V 11

    The DSM is undergoing revisions for its fifth edition

    11:31 AM — The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is undergoing revisions for a fifth edition, which has sparked controversy in many areas. Among these is its inclusion, for the first time, of intersex people.

  • 26th January 2012

    Data changes raise concerns for trans and intersex university students 16

    HESA said the changes have not yet been finalised

    4:48 PM — Concerns have been expressed this week after it was revealed that the Higher Education Statistics Authority (HESA) is considering changes to the way it records data on sex and gender, with implications for trans and intersex students enrolling at university.

  • 5th May 2011

    Analysis: LGBT rights and the Scottish election 12

    Scottish parliament elections take place today

    10:13 AM — With everything to play for in today's Scottish election, the issue of LGBT rights has never been hotter. Four of the five main parties have mentioned it in their manifestos and numerous individual politicians are pledging their commitment to reform. Jennie Kermode reports.

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