12th June 2015
Scottish Episcopal Church passes initial vote in favour of same-sex marriage 2
5:55 PM — The Scottish Episcopal Church is on the way to permitting same-sex marriage - after a preliminary vote on the measure passed the General Synod.
7th June 2015
Scottish Episcopal Church to hold vote on same-sex weddings 1
4:23 PM — The Scottish Episcopal church is to vote next week on proposals to allow clergy to marry same-sex couples.
17th April 2015
UKIP’s David Coburn: I compared an SNP minister to Abu Hamza because ‘I’ve got a sense of humour’ 10
2:24 PM — UKIP's Scottish leader has said he compared a Muslim government minister to a terrorist because he's "got a sense of humour".
19th March 2015
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.
22nd February 2015
Gay UKIP MEP won’t stand against Alex Salmond 2
6:12 PM — UKIP’s only openly gay MEP will not stand for Parliament against former SNP leader Alex Salmond, despite previous suggestions.
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.
25th October 2014
Scottish Labour leader steps down 3
11:33 AM — The leader of the Scottish Labour party has stepped down with immediate effect, hitting out at "dinosaurs" in the UK party.
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.
Scottish Catholic Education Service: Teachers should have freedom to teach about ‘traditional marriage’ 22
11:57 AM — The Scottish Catholic Education Service has called for teachers to be free to teach their pupils that "marriage is uniquely a relationship between a man and a woman".
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.
3rd September 2014
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.
3rd February 2014
Scotland: Same-sex marriages ‘could start by July’ 4
2:30 PM — Same-sex couples in Scotland maybe able to start marrying sooner than expected, ministers have said.
30th September 2013
Scotland: Hibernian footballer criticised for tweet at ‘homosexual poof’ 38
6:18 PM — Hibernian footballer Fraser Mullen has been criticised for making homophobic remarks on Twitter.
25th September 2013
MSP denies joking about HIV in ‘Scottish Virus’ tweet 31
11:09 AM — SNP MSP Christina McKelvie has denied making light of HIV after tweeting “I'm YES Positive! And I've got the Scottish Virus” in relation to a row about nationalism with Scottish Labour.
17th September 2013
Exclusive: Lord of the Rings actor Billy Boyd backs equal marriage for Scotland 6
3:37 PM — Actor and musician Billy Boyd is the latest celebrity to speak out in favour of equal marriage in Scotland as part of the Equality Network’s It’s Time campaign.
26th August 2013
Exclusive: Texas singer Sharleen Spiteri says It’s Time for equal marriage in Scotland 1
12:04 PM — Scottish musician Sharleen Spiteri is the latest celebrity to speak out in support of equal marriage in Scotland.
15th August 2013
Exclusive: The Daily Record newspaper backs equal marriage in Scotland 6
12:21 PM — The Daily Record, one of Scotland's largest selling tabloid newspapers, is supporting the campaign to legalise equal marriage in Scotland.
13th August 2013
Exclusive: TV presenter Carol Smillie speaks out for equal marriage in Scotland 4
12:23 PM — TV presenter Carol Smillie is the latest celebrity to voice their support for equal marriage in Scotland as part of the Equality Network’s It’s Time video campaign.
9th August 2013
Comment: How Scotland’s same-sex marriage bill can be improved for trans and intersex people 25
6:51 PM — Scottish Transgender Alliance Development Officer Nathan Gale explains how Scotland's same-sex marriage bill does not achieve equality for transgender people.