Ahead of Scotland’s 2022 census, an international team of over 300 scientific experts in quantitative data have written an open letter to National Records of Scotland and the Scottish Government affirming that the census should ask about lived sex. The publication of the open letter was covered in The Herald on Sunday 4 April 2021.Continue reading “Hundreds of academics back self-ID sex question in Scottish census”
Recent months have witnessed an acceleration in attempts to erase trans people from data collection activities in the UK, the last-minute change to guidance for the sex question in the English and Welsh census is only the latest example of data vandalism.
EDI Scotland has provided feedback on the measure, definitions and classifications for the new standards proposed by Statistics Canada on gender and sexual orientation. To read the submission click here.
EDI Scotland has responded to the Scottish Government’s consultation on reform of the Gender Recognition Act. This is an important piece of legislation that will help improve the lives of trans people in Scotland. It is therefore vital that people respond to the consultation, before it closes on 17 March, and express support for theContinue reading “EDI Scotland’s response to the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill”