21st September 2014
Grindr can predict elections, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week 1
6:41 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
19th September 2014
Alex Salmond to quit as First Minister following referendum result 35
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.
Comment: LGBTI equality and the referendum result 20
10:25 AM — Tim Hopkins of the Scottish Equality Network writes for PinkNews and reflects on today's independence referendum result, and how it may impact the lives of LGBTI Scottish people.
Scotland votes no to independence 28
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.
18th September 2014
This is how Grindr users will vote on Scottish independence 6
3:08 PM — A Tumblr user has polled 655 Grindr users to ascertain how they will vote in today's Scottish independence referendum.
PinkNews.scot launched to mark Scottish independence vote 14
1:45 PM — As Scottish voters take to the polling booths to decide on independence today, PinkNews has launched a new domain bringing together all Scottish content on the site.
16th September 2014
Tom Daley ‘loves Scotland’ and thinks we are ‘better together’ 22
2:14 PM — Olympic Diver Tom Daley has renewed his support against Scottish independence by saying that he loves Great Britain.
14th September 2014
The best place to be in the closet, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:48 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
12th September 2014
‘God Loves Gays’ at Westboro and 6 other LGBT stories you might have missed this week
5:56 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
PinkNews Poll: How will you vote in the Scottish independence referendum?
8:55 AM — PinkNews is asking its readers how they will, or would vote, in the upcoming Scottish referendum on independence.
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.
Alex Salmond: Tories will scrap Human Rights Act and damage Scottish equality 35
3:39 PM — SNP First Minister Alex Salmond says Scotland’s gains on LGBT rights would be at risk under a future Tory government without independence.
8th September 2014
Watch: Scottish independence re-imagined as gay romantic comedy 7
12:43 PM — A web series re-imagining the Scottish independence referendum as a gay romantic comedy has launched.
5th September 2014
Gay UKIP MEP compares Alex Salmond to Robert Mugabe, claims SNP is ‘fascist’ 23
6:11 PM — Gay UKIP MEP David Coburn has claimed that the Scottish National Party's electoral tactics are "fascist", and compared Alex Salmond to Robert Mugabe.
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.
Comment: Leaving the UK will make Scotland better for equality 14
4:04 PM — Joanna Cherry QC writes in response to criticism of the Yes LGBT's 'Rainbow Paper', which argues why becoming independent would be good for LGBT Scottish people.
Scotland: Equality lawyer criticises ‘flawed’ and ‘misleading’ pro-independence LGBT paper 65
1:10 PM — A Scottish equality lawyer has criticised the 'Rainbow Paper', which was released by Yes Scotland's LGBT wing, saying it is "misleading", and that the equality achievements of the UK Supreme Court cannot be downplayed.
2nd September 2014
Equality Network: How will Scottish independence impact on LGBT rights?
4:46 PM — Scotland’s Equality Network has called on the country’s main political parties to outline how the independence question could impact on LGBT rights.
Church of Scotland faces staffing crisis as ministers quit over gay clergy 19
12:20 PM — The Church of Scotland has lost a further two ministers in an ongoing row over gay clergy.