30th December 2014
Scottish equal marriage does more than allow gay couples to tie the knot, by Nicola Sturgeon 16
3:11 PM — Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon writes for PinkNews to welcome the first same-sex marriages which will take place just after midnight tonight.
29th December 2014
Gay UKIP politician to stand for Parliament against Alex Salmond 54
6:17 PM — UKIP's only openly gay MEP has revealed that he plans to stand against former SNP leader Alex Salmond when he runs for Parliament.
Same-sex weddings set to begin in Scotland this week 4
5:04 PM — Scotland's first new same-sex weddings will commence on Wednesday, marking same-sex marriage across the entirety of Great Britain.
19th December 2014
Man used homophobic slurs against police to get arrested 1
5:55 PM — A man who drunkenly dialled 999 to get police to an Aldi car park before hurling homophobic abuse at them wanted to go to prison, a court has heard.
16th December 2014
Just 17 percent of Scots now oppose equal marriage, as first couples wed 9
12:04 AM — Less than two in ten Scots remain opposed to same-sex marriage in Scotland, as the country's marriage law comes into effect.
CONGRATULATIONS! Scots in civil partnerships can now marry 6
12:01 AM — Same-sex marriage is now legal in Scotland, after a law passed earlier this year came into effect.
15th December 2014
Scotland: Civil partners can convert to marriages from tomorrow 3
2:53 PM — Civil partners in Scotland will be able to convert to marriages from tomorrow, while unwed couples will be able to register their intent to marry.
13th December 2014
Scotland: Faith schools can ‘opt out’ of new guidance on teaching gay relationships 40
12:57 PM — Scotland has revised guidance for sex and relationship education to include more on gay relationships - but faith schools will still be allowed to set their own lessons instead.
11th December 2014
Scotland’s Episcopal Church tells clergy: Don’t be tempted to marry gays 8
3:24 PM — Scotland’s Episcopal Church is reiterating its warning to clergy not to marry same-sex couples as equal marriage comes into force in the country at the end of this month.
6th December 2014
Former SNP leader Alex Salmond to stand as an MP 19
8:45 PM — Former Scottish National Party leader Alex Salmond has announced his plans to return to politics as an MP.
30th November 2014
9 stories that show why we love Scotland 3
2:05 PM — To celebrate the first same-sex weddings at 00:01 on Hogmanay, PinkNews takes a look back at the nine best stories to come out of Scotland this year.
27th November 2014
Senior Tory claims gay clergy will ‘weaken’ Church of Scotland 15
5:57 PM — A senior Tory MSP has claimed allowing congregations the discretion to appoint ministers in same-sex relationships “ultimately” weakens the Church of Scotland.
22nd November 2014
Gay murderers suing for right to date each other behind bars 28
1:46 PM — Two gay men jailed for murder are suing the Scottish government for their right to see each other behind bars.
Scotland now has three openly gay ministers 5
11:34 AM — Scotland now has three openly gay ministers, after Nicola Sturgeon's first reshuffle since taking office.
19th November 2014
Nicola Sturgeon becomes Scotland’s First Minister 2
3:33 PM — SNP politician Nicola Sturgeon has formally succeeded Alex Salmond as Scotland's First Minister.
17th November 2014
Scottish by-election candidate: I will ‘easily’ stop same-sex marriage if elected 62
5:49 PM — A candidate in a council by-election in Scotland has pledged to "easily" stop same-sex marriages from happening.
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.
5th November 2014
Ex-radio DJ and health worker hope to be Scotland’s first married gay couple 4
7:12 PM — A former radio DJ and a public health worker hope to be the first to marry under Scotland’s same-sex marriage law.
2nd November 2014
Ellen DeGeneres turns straight, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:52 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
1st November 2014
Scotland: Rights groups call for recognition of legal third gender 3
3:44 PM — The Equality Network and Scottish Transgender Alliance have launched a campaign calling for the creation of a legal third gender in Scotland.