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Highland Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Forum Roadshows 2013

Highland LGBT Forum and HIEF Roadshows 2013

  • Nairn, 25th January (Nairn Community Arts Centre)
  • Fort William, 22nd February (Voluntary Action Lochaber, An Drochaid)
  • Thurso, 22nd March (Caithness Horizons)
HIEF has teamed up with the Highland Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Forum (Highland LGBT Forum) to bring a series of roadshows to the North of Scotland. What are the roadshows about?These free full day events (9.30am - 4.30pm) will provide a greater understanding of issues around gender, sexuality and diversity, and the problems and difficulties faced by LGBT people, as well as looking at wider issues of equality and human rights. There will also be an opportunity to meet with organisations and individuals directly involved in supporting LGBT people. The roadshows will provide an open forum to discuss ideas and experiences, gather information and consider how organisations can achieve an inclusive workplace and improve their performance. Who should attend?Organisations and individuals from across all sectors who are interested in finding out how a better understanding of LGBT issues, equality and human rights can benefit their work, support them with their legal responsibilities and improve the lives of people living and working in their communities.  How can I book my place?Places are limited, so to secure yours visit our online booking form. Further informationAlong with the Highland LGBT Forum and HIEF, there will be sessions from other organisations including:
  • The Equality Network
  • Stonewall Scotland
  • Northern Constabulary
  • National Faith Organisation (tbc)
More roadshows will be announced soon, including Portree and Stornoway.
Contact HIEF                                                                                                  HIEF continues to provide information, support and signposting to organisations and community groups. If you think HIEF can help you then please feel free to get in touch with us through our SCVO Information Service and your enquiry will be passed to the HIEF team:Freephone number: 0800 169 0022Email: Or, you can get in touch with the HIEF Team directly:Matt Tyrer, HIEF Project LeaderTelephone: 01463 251 727Email: Sasha Devine, Equality Development OfficerTelephone: 01463 258 801Email:

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