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Out and Proud

Out and proud? An insight into Parliament, politics and LGBT+ matters

On 25th February, as a part of LGBT History Month, visit the McCance building for a stimulating insight into LGBT+ matters in the UK and Scottish Parliaments. You will hear the experiences and motivations of an LGBT+ Parliamentarian, what it is like to debate and legislate on LGBT+ issues, and the ways in which the UK Parliament actively and proudly supports LGBT+ Parliamentarians and staff. Register here

6pm to 7.30pm Thursday 25th February

Room 301, McCance Building, University of Strathclyde, 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow G1 1XQ

Hear from:

  • Angela Crawley: MP for Lanark and Hamilton East, Member of the UK Parliament’s Women and Equalities Select Committee
  • Margaret McCulloch: MSP for Central Scotland,Convener of the Scottish Parliament’s Equal Opportunities Committee
  • Leanne Smith: ParliOUT network member and an Alumni of the Stonewall Young Leadership Programme
  • Dr Mark Shephard: Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Strathclyde (Event Chair)


This event has been arranged by the UK Parliament Outreach Service in partnership with ParliOUT (UK Parliament's LGBT+ workplace equality network), the Scottish Parliament Equal Opportunities Committee and the University of Strathclyde.

The UK Parliament’s Outreach Service aims to make its events accessible to all. Please email universities@parliament.uk  to discuss any specific access requirements.

This event is part of the Perspectives on Parliament series. These events are designed to give an insight into Parliament's people, processes, offices, history and culture. They will also give an insight into how Parliament scrutinises specific policy areas.

The events are open to all members of the public, and take place in Parliament and at universities around the UK.



All Parliamentary events are subject to change or cancellation at short notice if required due to official Parliamentary business. 

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