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Summary: Transgender and Employability, Skills and Lifelong Learning

Summary: Transgender and Employability, Skills and Lifelong Learning

Scottish Government do not currently have information on the experiences of transgender people in employability, skills and lifelong learning.


Useful Links

Transgender Page

Employability, Skills and Lifelong Learning Page

Publications and Outputs

Publications and Outputs

Scottish Government Equality Outcomes: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Evidence Review (2013) A comprehensive review of available evidence in relation to sexual orientation and transgender people

External Links

External Links

Please note that you will leave the Scottish Government web site by clicking on any of the following links, and that the Scottish Government and its staff are not responsible for content external to this web site. The research below has been carried out independently of the Scottish Government and the findings do not necessarily represent the views of the Scottish Government or Scottish Ministers

External Publications and Outputs

LGBT in Britain: Trans Report (Stonewall, January 2018) Report based on research with 871 trans and non-binary people within the UK. It covers hate crime, discrimination, work, higher education, healthcare and housing

Life in Scotland for LGBT Young People (LGBT Youth Scotland, 2018) Analysis from a survey of LGBT young people in Scotland, covering homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia, discrimination, hate crime, transport, education, health and work.

Supporting Trans Employees in the Workplace (ACAS, 2017) Research paper looking at experiences of trans people within the workplace. Contains a review of existing literature, as well as results of a qualitative study of trans employees experiences.

Non-binary people's experiences in the UK (STA, 2016) A Scottish Transgender Alliance survey of 895 non-binary people's experiences of services and employment within the UK.

Education Beyond the Straight and Narrow (NUS, 2014) A National Union of Students report looking at the experiences of LGBT students in higher education, based on a survey of 4,000 students.

How Fair is Britain?: Report of EHRC first triennial review (EHRC, 2011) This Equality and Human Rights review aims to provide an authoritative compilation of the available evidence about equalities in England, Scotland and Wales against 40 indicators agreed by the Commission, the government and other key agencies. It brings together the facts about the experiences and outcomes in life of different individuals and groups. It draws on a range of sources including censuses, government surveys, academic work, and secondary analysis carried out especially for this Review.

External Research Organisations

Equality Network - Works for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) equality and human rights in Scotland

Stonewall Scotland - LGBT research and publications.



Employability, Skills and Lifelong Learning