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New support for Trans young people in Scotland.

New support for Trans young people in Scotland.

Trans young people welcome renewed efforts to tackle transphobia in education

LGBT YOUTH SCOTLAND and Scottish Trans Alliance have launched a new resource aimed at helping primary and secondary teachers better understand and support trans young people.

Through national research, consultation and on-going work with young people, the organisations have identified poor experiences in schools linked to bullying or a lack of understanding of the issues facing trans and non-binary young people.

The guidance, funded by the Scottish Government’s Equality Unit, covers a range of issues which may come up for trans young people, including bullying, family relationships, changes of name, gender and pronouns, school uniform, access to changing rooms and toilets, PE and sport, and school trips.

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