Chair's Blog (Number 4: 2017)

Saturday, 7 October 2017

Annual General Meeting

The 2017 AGM of GPA Scotland will take place on Friday 10th November. Details are currently being circulated to all GPA Scotland members and a social event will take place following the AGM. Details of how to register will be contained within the email you receive. I would encourage all members of the association to attend. This year’s AGM will be significant as...

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Today (17th May) marks International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT).

IDAHO(T) began in 2004 to raise awareness of and challenge discrimination and persecution of LGBTI people whilst encouraging policy change in countries across the world to tackle these issues and promote LGBTI equality and inclusion. May 17th was chosen as it marked the day in 1990 the World...

We Stand With France

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Following the tragic killing of French Police Officer Xavier Jugelé in Paris on 20th April, members of the European LGBT Police Association have come together to pay their respects to Xavier and send a message of support to the French LGBT Police Association, FLAG! of which Xavier was a proud member.

Chair's Blog (Number 3: 2017)

Friday, 14 April 2017

Welcome to my latest Blog update.

The LGBT History Month Quiz Night held on 24th February was a great success. Some photos from the event can be viewed via our Facebook Page. Importantly, over £650 was raised for the Pride Youth Games in Scotland organised in partnership between LGBT Youth Scotland and LEAP Sport Scotland. The winning quiz team were from Glasgow Frontrunners who were duly...

Chair's Blog (Number 2: 2017)

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

It’s February already and significantly for us and the LGB and T community it marks LGBT History Month. We will be hosting our annual LGBT History Month Quiz night on 24th February with our friends and partners including BTP LINK, LEAP Sports and LGBT Youth Scotland. For more information contact our Events Secretary Frazer Robertson ( The venue is ARTA, Albion Street, Glasgow...

Police Scotland in top 20 of Stonewall Equality Index

Thursday, 19 January 2017

Police Scotland has scored its highest ever ranking in a major UK index of employers approach to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender workers.

Stonewall’s 2017 Top 100 Workplace Equality Index, which measures organisational progress, has placed Police Scotland 20th across the whole of the UK. 

It’s the third year Police Scotland has entered the Stonewall WEI. Last year the...

Chair's New Year Blog (Number 1: 2017)

Thursday, 5 January 2017

Hello and welcome to the first of my Blogs. 

This new feature forms part of our new Communications Strategy and Annual Communications Plan which has been meticulously developed by our Communications Secretary Ross Fulton-Boyd. 

The new Blog shall supplement our already popular social media presence as well as our members email updates and “Over & Out” Newsletter. 


Coming Soon

Friday, 25 November 2016

GPA Scotland provide a wide range of communications tools as featured in our Communication Page. These include our “Over&Out” magazine, videos and social media and now we aim to provide a regular ‘blog’ via our website.

A lot of what our association does on a day to day basis goes on ‘behind the scenes’ and often doesn’t feature within our other communication outlets. Our Chair and other...

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