27th October 2014
Scotland transgender conference to address discrimination 5
12:26 PM — Edinburgh is set to host one of the largest conferences for transgender and intersex people this weekend.
10th October 2014
Gay flamingos adopt chick after it was abandoned by its parents 33
3:53 PM — A pair of gay flamingos at Edinburgh zoo have adopted a baby chick, after it was rejected by its straight parents.
13th August 2014
Edinburgh couple forced to leave home following months of homophobic abuse 29
4:33 PM — A gay couple from Edinburgh have spoken of feeling like they had no option but to leave their home of years following months of homophobic abuse.
3rd August 2014
Listen: 16-year-old hits back over Westboro Baptist Church’s Panic! at the Disco parody 7
4:29 PM — A 16-year-old Panic! at the Disco fan has hit back at the Westboro Baptist Church for recoding a homophobic cover of one of the band's songs, by creating her own parody.
20th June 2014
UK: Culture Club to reunite for televised concert next month 6
3:14 PM — Boy George's band Culture Club are reuniting for the first time in over a decade with a televised performance, it has been confirmed.
13th May 2014
Gay Flybe pilot stabbed to death by partner, court told
4:16 PM — The partner of a former RAF pilot, who worked for the airline Flybe, denies murdering the victim.
24th February 2014
Man hospitalised after ‘brutal’ homophobic attack in Edinburgh city centre
1:17 PM — A man was at the weekend admitted to hospital after being subjected to a "brutal" homophobic attack in Edinburgh.
4th February 2014
Rainbow appears over Scottish parliament before equal marriage vote 10
5:52 PM — A rainbow has appeared in the sky above Scottish parliament, hours before a vote on equal marriage.
12th November 2013
Scotland: Edinburgh saunas to lose public entertainment licences 3
11:18 AM — Following the recent emergence of a police crackdown in Edinburgh of condoms in public saunas, the council is now considering pulling licenses from such services altogether, saying current policy is "no longer proving to be effective."
24th October 2013
Church of Scotland: Banning condoms in saunas will hamper fight against HIV 11
3:10 PM — The Church of Scotland has criticised alleged police proposals to curb the distribution of condoms in saunas.
23rd September 2013
Man hit in the face with a bottle in homophobic attack in Edinburgh
12:49 PM — A man has been hit in the face with a bottle in Edinburgh in what police are treating as a homophobic attack. The 27-year-old man had been at CC Blooms, a gay bar in the city centre, before the attack, which occurred just after 1am on Sunday morning.
17th September 2013
Scotland: Two assaulted in ‘random and unprovoked’ homophobic attack in Edinburgh 3
1:46 PM — Two men were seriously assaulted in Edinburgh city centre on Saturday, as police are treating the incident as a homophobic hate crime.
22nd August 2013
Politician who said gay relationships not in ‘any way equal’ to straight ones, guilty of abusing three wives 34
5:54 PM — An MSP who has in the past voiced strong opposition to gay rights, including comparing gay rights campaigners to Nazis, has been found guilty of domestic abuse over three decades.
9th August 2013
LGBT demonstration to take place outside Russian Consulate in Edinburgh this afternoon 2
12:47 PM — A demonstration against Russia's homophobic censorship laws is taking place outside the Russian Consulate in Edinburgh this afternoon.
14th May 2013
Scotland: Teacher tells student ‘it’s ok to be gay’ and drunkenly climbs into bed with pupil 35
10:31 AM — A male teacher who admitted asking a pupil if he was "camp" and then advising him that it was "ok to be gay these days" has been struck off for indecent conduct.
21st March 2013
Cardinal O’Brien alleged to have been in long-standing physical relationship with male priest 32
12:28 PM — Cardinal Keith O'Brien allegedly had a long-standing physical relationship with one of the men whose complaints about his conduct sparked his resignation, it is claimed.
5th March 2013
Catholic Archbishop of Glasgow Philip Tartaglia: ‘The Catholic Church has been damaged by hypocrisy’ 48
11:53 AM — The Archbishop of Glasgow, Philip Tartaglia, has admitted that the Catholic Church stands accused of hypocrisy over the Cardinal O'Brien affair.
6th December 2012
Scotland: Low school bullying figures give misleading impression say LGBT campaigners 6
1:50 PM — An LGBT organisation and a gay councillor have dismissed bullying statistics that show just one homophobic incident was recorded in schools throughout the Scottish Highlands last year, and they warn the true figure is likely to be much higher.
2nd July 2012
Edinburgh: Pride marchers demand marriage equality 16
2:33 PM — Over a thousand marchers took to the streets of Edinburgh on Saturday marching for gay marriage equality as part of Pride Scotia.
30th March 2012
Edinburgh: Two men jailed for killing gay man 35
9:05 PM — Two men have each been sentenced to eight years imprisonment for killing a 44-year-old gay man, and then dumping his semi-naked body in a lift at a block of flats in Edinburgh.