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Paper that is one of a series written to inform the development of equality outcomes for the Scottish Government. Guidance from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) states that a range of relevant evidence relating to equality groups and communities should be used to help set equality outcomes that are likely to make the biggest difference in tackling inequalities.

Guide that offers practical advice to organisations providing care and support services about how to meet the needs of lesbian, gay and bisexual people.

In this film, Doug, a gay man with physical disabilities is in residential accommodation eight miles away from his friends and family. Doug carefully considered when to ‘come out' within residential care and explains that this is a continual process because of the high turnover of residential care staff.

Paper that brings together a range of experiences and views, to enhance understanding and empathy for older gay, lesbian and bisexual people. These stories convey the joyful and celebratory aspects of people’s lives as well as their struggles and fears.

Report on homophobia and transphobia carried out in South Yorkshire that represents a collaborative piece of work between Sheffield Hallam University, Chilypep and the Centre for HIV and Sexual Health.

Report that provides a compelling evidence base for the first time about older lesbian, gay and bisexual people in this country.

It also provides practical recommendations for a range of agencies about how to improve things. Britain’s 3.7 million gay people contribute £40 billion annually to our public services.

Guide that provides an introduction to housing rights for lesbian, gay and bisexual people. It provides information about renting accommodation, people's rights as a tenant and what to do if at risk of becoming homeless or are homeless.

The guide will also be useful if you for a worker or a family member who is offering support to a lesbian, gay or bisexual person.

Report that presents key findings from a study of public attitudes towards discrimination and positive action. Based on data from the Scottish Social Attitudes survey (SSA), the study aimed to:

• Measure the extent and character of discriminatory attitudes in Scotland in 2010
• Assess the extent of support for positive action to try and achieve equality for different groups
• Examine how attitudes have changed over time.

Briefing that explores what personalisation means for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) people. It looks at some of the main issues and examples of good practice.