Want to know more?

Here are some places to start.

History and short biographies

  • Ewan, Elizabeth et al (eds) The New Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women (2018: Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press (“NBDSW”)
  • Galford, Ellen and Ken Wilson Rainbow City: stories from lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Edinburgh (2006: Edinburgh, Word Power Books)
  • Golemba, Beverley E. Lesser-known Women: a biographical dictionary (1992: Boulder, Colorado and London, Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.)
  • Law, Cheryl Women, a Modern Political Dictionary (2000: London and New York, I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd)
  • Sheridan, Sara Where are the women? A guide to an imagined Scotland (2019: Edinburgh, Historic Environment Scotland)
  • Edinburgh University Equality and Diversity web pages

Women – contemporary situation