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Minutes of the SMG Edinburgh Befriending Committee, 3 Aug 1976

Identifier: GD61/1/1/1/30

Scope and Contents

Topics discussed include an update on a Glasgow-based doctor who would be willing to accept referrals from "transsexual" callers, and further discussion on allowing "transvestites" on Broughton Street premises

Please note that the terms transvestites and transsexual have been quoted directly from the record. Transsexual is a term is used to describe individuals whose gender identity is different from their assigned sex at birth and transvestite is a historical term used to describe individuals who wear clothes associated with a gender other than their gender assigned at birth.

Further discussions on the use of 58A Broughton Street for befriending service, and update on a meeting with Glasgow Gay Advisory Service (GGAS).


  • Creation: 3 Aug 1976

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Part of the Lothian Health Services Archive Repository

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