10th May 2015
There’s more good news for Nicola Sturgeon 50
6:30 PM — Following a landslide election victory for the SNP in Scotland, there's more good news for First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
6th May 2015
Q&A: Nicola Sturgeon on Gender X passports, ‘conversion’ therapy and gay blood bans 8
10:22 AM — Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has addressed a number of LGBT issues including gay blood bans, the recognition of people who do not identify as male or female, and 'gay cure' therapies.
20th April 2015
SNP manifesto pledges support for creation of LGBT rights envoy 4
12:48 PM — The Scottish National Party have pledged support for the creation of an LGBTI rights envoy in their manifesto.
4th March 2015
Conservatives reject proposals to appoint an LGBT rights envoy 12
3:15 PM — Tory minister David Lidington has rejected proposals to follow the United States in appointing a specialised LGBT rights envoy.
7th February 2015
Nicola Sturgeon: The SNP will support creation of an LGBT rights envoy 6
12:07 AM — The Scottish National Party will support the creation of an LGBT rights envoy.
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.
12th December 2014
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon to serve as witness for Scotland’s first same-sex wedding 3
11:57 AM — Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been invited to serve as a witness for one of the country's first same-sex weddings.
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.
18th October 2014
SNP assistant quits politics to become a drag queen 6
12:32 PM — A Scottish National Party assistant has announced that he's quitting politics to move to London and become a full-time drag queen.
11th October 2014
Scottish minister condemns psychic Sally Morgan’s husband for homophobic tirade 7
5:37 PM — Scottish government minister Roseanna Cunningham has condemned the husband of psychic Sally Morgan, after footage of him emerged shouting homophobic slurs at a man for handing out skeptical leaflets at her show.
24th September 2014
Nicola Sturgeon launches bid for SNP leadership 37
5:20 PM — Nicola Sturgeon MSP has announced that she will run for to become the leader of the Scottish National Party.
12th September 2014
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
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.
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.
30th May 2014
SNP LGBT group: We fully support 40% female boardroom quota policy 14
3:48 PM — Out for Independence says it fully supports First Minister Alex Salmond’s plan for a 40% female quota in boardrooms – in the wake of criticism by the group’s former chair.
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.
21st May 2014
Comment: A UKIP victory in Scotland poses a threat to LGBT rights 45
5:04 PM — Writing for PinkNews, Stewart McDonald, from the SNP's LGBT group, says a UKIP victory in Scotland runs counter to the country's progressive outlook on LGBT equality.
6th March 2014
MSP James Dornan: We must pressure Uganda to drop its anti-gay law during the Commonwealth Games 25
10:43 AM — MSP James Dornan says the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow represents a key moment where Scotland can urge Uganda to repeal its anti-homosexuality law.
28th February 2014
Scottish Government: Scotland stands ready to accept Ugandans persecuted by anti-gay law 2
1:46 PM — Scotland’s Minister for External Affairs has told William Hague that Scotland will welcome Ugandans facing homophobic persecution.
12th February 2014
SNP councillor resigns over decision to legalise equal marriage 10
1:40 PM — An SNP councillor has resigned due to his party’s decision to legalise equal marriage.