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LGBT HISTORY MONTH

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1021: tabled on 27 January 2016

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 29 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House recognises February as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) History Month 2016, held in commemoration of the 13th anniversary of the abolition of Section 28; affirms this month-long observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans history, as well as the histories of gay rights and related civil rights, serves to challenge heterosexist attitudes in society; celebrates the increasing freedoms and equality afforded to the LGBT community in recent years; welcomes the theme of Religion, Belief and Philosophy for LGBT History Month 2016 which highlights the multiple minority status of many people in the UK; and celebrates the progress made to facilitate acceptance of the LGBT community in the UK.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Ahmed-Sheikh, Ms Tasmina
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 February 2016
Ochil and South Perthshire
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 January 2016
Livingston
Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 January 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 January 2016
Dunfermline and West Fife
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 February 2016
Edinburgh South West
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 January 2016
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Docherty, Martin John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 January 2016
West Dunbartonshire
Ferrier, Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 January 2016
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 January 2016
Airdrie and Shotts
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2016
Luton North
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 January 2016
Dundee West
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 1 February 2016
Brighton, Pavilion
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 February 2016
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 February 2016
Glasgow South
McDonald, Stuart C.
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 February 2016
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 February 2016
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 January 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 January 2016
East Dunbartonshire
Paterson, Steven
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 February 2016
Stirling
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 February 2016
Glasgow South West
Streeting, Wes
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2016
Ilford North
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 January 2016
Midlothian
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 February 2016
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.