19th September 2014
Alex Salmond to quit as First Minister following referendum result 32
4:25 PM — The First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond, has announced that he will quit, following last night's independence referendum.
English Democrats accidentally celebrate ‘Yes’ victory in Scotland 6
12:50 PM — Last night's votes did not go quite as expected for the English Democrats party - who celebrated a non-existent victory for independence in Scotland.
Scotland votes no to independence 27
5:21 AM — The people of Scotland have voted no to independence from the United Kingdom. The Scottish Government had promised to enshrine LGBT rights into the constitution of the country if Scotland had become an independent country.
16th September 2014
Alex Salmond: I am delighted a majority of LGBT voters support independence 83
6:56 PM — The Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has said he is "delighted" at the results of a PinkNews poll which found that 54% of the Scottish LGBT community intends to vote Yes in Thursday's independence referendum.
11th September 2014
Alex Salmond: Taking money from an anti-gay marriage donor doesn’t mean the SNP opposes it 63
7:03 PM — The Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond, has defended the Scottish National Party's (SNP) acceptance of major donations from an anti-gay marriage businessman, saying he thinks he is an "outstanding entrepreneur".
10th September 2014
Scottish leaders outline position on LGBT equality ahead of independence vote 7
6:35 PM — The leaders of the main political parties in Scotland have outlined their party’s commitments to advancing LGBT rights ahead of next week's historic vote.
Scottish Labour leader: Independence would diminish equality in Scotland 9
5:25 PM — “Equality will not be top of the agenda for many years if we vote for independence,” Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont has warned.
7th September 2014
Gay-free singing contests, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:37 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
28th July 2014
Government launches ‘Scotland believes in equality’ campaign 22
3:21 PM — The Scottish Government has launched a new campaign to promote LGBT equality.
25th July 2014
Scottish government to fly Pride flag for Commonwealth Games 9
1:57 PM — The Scottish government is to fly a rainbow flag from its headquarters for the duration of the Commonwealth Games.
24th July 2014
Watch: Scottish independence dilemma re-imagined as gay romantic comedy 5
11:55 AM — A new web series is re-imagining the Scottish independence dilemma as a gay romantic comedy.
23rd July 2014
Alex Salmond pushed to condemn homophobic laws in the Commonwealth 13
11:11 AM — Ahead of the launch of the Commonwealth Games today in Glasgow, Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has been urged to reject anti-gay laws.
30th May 2014
Ex-chair of SNP LGBT group says female boardroom quota is a ‘f***ing stupid’ idea 79
11:55 AM — The former chair of the SNP's LGBT group has attacked Alex Salmond’s plan for a 40% female quota in boardrooms.
3rd February 2014
Scotland: Same-sex marriages ‘could start by July’ 4
2:30 PM — Same-sex couples in Scotland maybe able to start marrying sooner than expected, ministers have said.
20th November 2013
Scottish Health Secretary: I urge all MSPs to back equal marriage in today’s vote 7
1:25 PM — Ahead of a key vote, Scotland’s Health Secretary has urged MSPs to support the country’s same-sex marriage bill.
15th August 2013
Church leaders in Scotland push for conscience clause in equal marriage legislation 29
1:16 PM — The Free Church of Scotland is calling on the Scottish Government to include a conscience clause to give greater protections to celebrants who are opposed to equal marriage.
8th August 2013
Exclusive: Alex Salmond says ‘It’s Time’ for equal marriage in Scotland because it’s the ‘right thing to do’ 3
10:59 AM — SNP leader and First Minister Alex Salmond says introducing equal marriage "is the right thing to do" and will be good for Scotland.
27th June 2013
Bill published to make same-sex marriage legal in Scotland 11
8:30 AM — The Scottish Government has published the Marriage and Civil Partnerships Bill (Scotland) that will enable same-sex couples to marry in Scotland.
24th June 2013
Video: Scottish campaign for equal marriage launches ‘It’s Time’ celebrity video campaign 15
12:00 AM — The Scottish Equality Network, the key LGBT group campagining for equal marriage north of the border, has launched a video campaign modelled on the English Out4Marriage campaign to help convince the public and politicians of the need for same-sex marriage.
1st May 2013
Scottish Conservatives ex-deputy leader: ‘Scotland’s equal marriage bill must safeguard religious liberties’ 22
2:34 PM — The former deputy leader of the Scottish Conservatives says “it is essential that appropriate safeguards are put in place” to protect religious liberties as part of equal marriage reform in Scotland.