Life Outside The Lines By Susan Douglas-Scott CBE, Chair of ILF Scotland

There are significant dates in the calendar which create opportunities for shining a light on LGBT, disability and women’s issues. These movements and moments are vital parts of a critical information patchwork for anyone seeking to take action for equality.   On the 8th of March every year through International Women’s Day we make a collective plea to challenge bias and forge a gender equal world.  This is something I embrace wholeheartedly. I believe it is so important to support women to fulfil their potential and we can do this by coming together, sharing our stories and helping one another. My whole life, personal and professional, has been about being visible as a person who is categorised as one at risk of exclusion.  This began for me as a disabled teenager and with hindsight my struggle to access the world of education, work and relationships meant I did not deal with…

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