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Rights of LGBTQ+ older people in Scotland

Discussing issues at the LGBTQ+ Older People's Network

Attitudes towards LGBTQ+ people have changed in recent years, mainly in positive ways. The discriminatory treatment and abuse that many members of the LGBTQ+ community have experienced in the past are viewed as increasingly unacceptable, and should no longer happen.

You should be able to live safely in a society that accepts and values you. Unfortunately, prejudices do remain, so it is important to know that your rights are legally protected, and know what to do if you feel you are being treated unfairly.

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