19th March 2015
SNP suspends member who directed ‘vile’ anti-gay abuse at Scottish Tory leader 4
3:41 PM — An SNP member who subjected Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson to homophobic abuse on Twitter has been suspended from the party, Nicola Sturgeon has announced.
Out Scottish Tory leader: I took drugs ‘once or twice’ in my youth 9
12:54 PM — Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson has admitted that she used drugs when she was younger.
26th February 2015
Coming out as a Tory by Ivan Massow 48
10:33 AM — Conservative London mayoral candidate Ivan Massow writes for PinkNews on why sexuality should no longer determine which political party LGBT voters support.
22nd February 2015
The gayest day ever, and 6 other stories you might have missed 1
8:04 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
19th February 2015
Scottish Tory leader debuts broadcast featuring same-sex partner 1
3:00 PM — Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson has released a broadcast for the party featuring her same-sex partner.
23rd January 2015
Scottish Tory leader gives perfect response to tributes paid to late Saudi king 16
4:26 PM — The leader of the Scottish Conservatives Ruth Davidson has condemned the UK for flying flags at half mast a tribute to the late Saudi Arabian King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz.
10th November 2014
Scottish Tory leader: Teens need to understand anti-gay slurs are not okay 6
6:52 PM — Openly gay Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has reacted to a report showing that homophobic bullying is still prevalent in schools.
26th September 2014
Gay UKIP MEP David Coburn calls Scottish Tory leader a ‘fat lesbian’ 26
12:36 PM — Gay UKIP MEP David Coburn has labelled Ruth Davidson, the leader of the Scottish Conservative party, a "fat lesbian".
3rd September 2014
Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson condemns ‘lesbo’ tweets as ‘unacceptable’ 30
4:55 PM — The leader of the Conservative Party in Scotland Ruth Davidson, has responded to homophobic comments on social media during a debate on independence last night to say she hopes young people know they shouldn't accept hate.
19th August 2014
David Cameron right to apologise for Section 28, says Scottish Tory leader 7
5:20 PM — Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson says it was wrong “pure and simple” for the Conservative Party to have supported Section 28.
10th February 2014
Scottish Tory leader: I wept with relief when Holyrood passed equal marriage 3
11:59 AM — Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson writes of how she cried "deep sobbing tears" of relief and joy when the Scottish Parliament legalised equal marriage last week.
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.
12th November 2013
SNP minister Derek Mackay comes out as gay after separating from his wife 10
10:18 AM — Derek Mackay, a senior Scottish Government minister, has publicly come out as gay after separating from his wife.
11th November 2013
Exclusive: Scottish Tories claim SNP Govt slow to legalise equal marriage due to referendum 8
3:03 PM — Legalising equal marriage in Scotland has taken longer than in England because the SNP government has diverted all resources to its pro-independence campaign, the leader of the Scottish Conservatives has claimed.
16th July 2013
Exclusive: Lorraine Kelly says ‘It’s Time’ for equal marriage and for all people to be treated equally 12
10:55 AM — Lorraine Kelly has become the latest public figure to speak out on why she supports equal marriage in a message recorded as part of the Equality Network's It’s Time campaign.
11th July 2013
PinkNews exclusive: Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson says ‘It’s Time’ for equal marriage in Scotland 7
12:40 PM — The leader of the Scottish Conservatives Ruth Davidson has reaffirmed her support for equal marriage in Scotland by saying “it's a matter of love.”
1st March 2013
Scotland’s gay Tory leader Ruth Davidson splits from her partner 14
3:07 PM — Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson has split up with her partner of five years, a spokesman has confirmed.
10th December 2012
Boris Johnson: ‘Whack through marriage equality now’ 34
9:43 PM — Boris Johnson has again affirmed his support for marriage equality, as the debate over legalising equal marriage in the UK heats up, saying that the government should "whack through" the legislation.
9th December 2012
Boris Johnson and 18 senior Tories to push for marriage equality 56
10:05 AM — A number of senior Conservative politicians announced today that they had formed a new campaign group which supports the right of same-sex couples to marry, in an act of defiance against traditionalists within the party.
2nd November 2012
Alex Salmond: Stonewall wrong to call Cardinal O’Brien a ‘bigot’ 205
3:04 PM — Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond has waded into the row over Stonewall’s Bigot of the Year title after the gay rights charity awarded it to the leader of Scotland’s Catholic Church.