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Coming out of the pandemic and post-Brexit, the Musicians’ Union is more relevant to musicians than ever. We’re working hard to make the music industry a fairer, more inclusive place. We are behind every musician, whatever their background, wherever they are based, and however they make music.

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Get Involved with Equalities Work

Representing musicians from every section of society regardless of their cultural background, sex, age or sexual orientation lies at the very heart of what we do. Join our Member Networks to be part of the change in music industry.

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Members' voice

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Voice From the Heartland

Scottish folk singer Iona Fyfe is a strong advocate for her native language and music, and for fighting injustices within the industry.

Published: 18 April 2022

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MU Member Gives Speech at STUC Women’s Conference

MU Member Katherine Liley gave a speech at this year’s Scottish Trades Union Congress Women’s Conference, citing her own personal experiences and those of women around her, calling for a motion on creating safe workplaces for women to be moved.

Published: 27 October 2021

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Normalising Trans Bodies in Opera

In this blog, commissioned for International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, Patricia Yates explores the work that needs to be done to make Opera more accommodating of gender-diverse performers.

Published: 17 May 2021

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5 Things to Help Include More Autistic People at Gigs

It’s World Autism Day on 2 April! To celebrate we asked Autism consultant and Heart N Soul creative associate Robyn Rocket to write a blog for us with a few pointers on how we can consider inclusion for Autistic musicians and listeners when the world opens again post-Covid.

Published: 01 April 2021

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