Everyone In: the minority ethnic LGBT project

Year of publication
2009
Author
Cowen, T.; Rankin, S.A.; Stoakes, P.; Parnez, T.
Abstract

This report is the conclusion of a nine month research project carried out by the Equality Network in partnership with Black and Ethnic Minority Infrastructure in Scotland (BEMIS) and funded by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). The research aims to promote greater recognition within the Scottish equalities environment of the needs of Minority Ethnic people who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (or ME/LGBT people). The report has been structured around the following activities: ? a literature review ? visits with eight UK organisations and groups specifically or significantly representing ME/LGBT people ? interviews with eighteen leading Scottish national organisations ? a roundtable discussion between representative Scottish national LGBT organisations, ME organisations, organisations with a generic equality and or rights remit, and other relevant national bodies.

 
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