22nd November 2014
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 60
5:49 PM — A candidate in a council by-election in Scotland has pledged to "easily" stop same-sex marriages from happening.
3rd November 2014
Section 28 backer Brian Souter: I’m not homophobic and I have gay friends 60
12:21 PM — Stagecoach boss Brian Souter, who funded a campaign to keep the anti-gay Section 28 in law, has claimed that he is not homophobic and has gay friends.
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.
15th October 2014
Nicola Sturgeon to become Scotland’s First Minister 15
9:42 AM — Nicola Sturgeon is to become the leader of the SNP and Scotland's First Minister next month, as she was the only person to put herself forward as a candidate.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
24th July 2014
Watch: Scottish independence dilemma re-imagined as gay romantic comedy 5
11:55 AM — A new web series is re-imagining the Scottish independence dilemma as a gay romantic comedy.
13th June 2014
UK: Homophobic hate crimes increase by 22% in Scotland 6
4:45 PM — Hate crimes based on sexual orientation have surged by 22% in the past year in Scotland.
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.
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.