LGBT Youth Scotland works to ensure that young people's lived experiences are understood and listened to by key decision makers. We believe young people’s voices are powerful and can meaningfully change policies and practice in Scotland.
To achieve this we:
Below you'll find just a few examples of this work.
In 2018, LGBT Youth Scotland will set-up, develop and implement a new youth commission focused on the needs and experiences of LGBTI care experienced young people.View Youth Commission: Care Experience
The Youth Commission on Gender Recognition was established in September 2017 to coincide with the Scottish Government’s consultation to review the Gender Recognition Act (2004).View Youth Commission: Gender Recognition
The Youth Commission on Housing and Homelessness was set up in 2016 to focus on the experiences of LGBTI young people in the sector.View Youth Commission: Housing and Homelessness
We work to extend our youth activism across borders, supporting young people to apply for international opportunities through partner organisations.View International Participation
We have organisation membership of the Scottish Youth Parliament, with two MSYPs elected to present the views and needs of LGBT young people across Scotland.View Scottish Youth Parliament