23 May 2011
Church of Scotland ends moratorium on gay ministers
The Church of Scotland has voted to end an moratorium on ordaining gay ministers.
23 May 2011
Church of Scotland to debate gay ministers today
The Church of Scotland will debate today whether gay ministers should be ordained.
18 May 2011
Scotland publishes figures for hate crime charges
The Scottish prosecution service has released the first figures on homophobic and transphobic hate crime charges.
12 May 2011
Scotland loses one lesbian MSP, gains another
Ruth Davidson, a former BBC journalist, has become Scotland's second openly lesbian MSP.
6 May 2011
Activists call for gay marriage progress after SNP win
The SNP are to form Scotland's first ever majority government after their victory in yesterday's election.
5 May 2011
Analysis: LGBT rights and the Scottish election
With everything to play for in today's Scottish election, the issue of LGBT rights has never been hotter.
3 May 2011
PinkNews.co.uk poll: Gay voters back AV, huge drop in Lib Dem support
A PinkNews.co.uk poll suggests that the UK's LGBT community will back the alternative vote system in Thursday's referendum.
26 April 2011
Church of Scotland leaders to discuss special commission report on same-sex relationships
The Church of Scotland's leaders will discuss the Special Commission's report on same-sex relationships and the ministry at May's General Assembly meeting.
21 April 2011
Thousands could leave Church of Scotland over gay clergy
A substantial number of members could leave the Church of Scotland if gay clergy are permitted, a report says.
20 April 2011
Four of five main Scottish parties promise action on gay marriage
Four of Scotland's five main political parties say they will take action on gay marriage ahead of next month's elections.
18 April 2011
Scottish Green Party leader tells of MSPs’ anti-gay jokes
Patrick Harvie, the leader of the Scottish Green Party, says he has endured anti-gay jokes from parliament colleagues.
7 April 2011
Scottish parliament elections: Labour and Lib Dems promise gay rights action
The Scottish Labour and Liberal Democrat parties have made manifesto promises on marriage equality ahead of May's election.
4 April 2011
Lesbian PC wins discrimination case
A lesbian policewoman has won her case for sexual orientation discrimination against her sergeant.
25 March 2011
Gay Scottish MP David Cairns admitted to intensive care
David Cairns, the openly gay Labour MP for Inverclyde, has been taken into intensive care after falling ill with acute pancreatitis.
25 March 2011
Man, 20, charged with murder of gay lecturer
A 20-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a retired gay lecturer in Edinburgh.
23 March 2011
Edinburgh police say gay lecturer was murdered
Police have confirmed that a retired lecturer found dead at his Edinburgh flat was murdered.
22 March 2011
Gay lecturer stabbed to death in Edinburgh home
A retired university lecturer was found stabbed to death at his home in Edinburgh on Saturday morning.
18 March 2011
Teenager given community service for attacking man who asked if he was gay
A Scottish teenager has been given 120 hours of community service for disfiguring a man who asked if he was gay.
17 March 2011
Scottish government advised to legalise gay marriage
The Scottish government has been advised to give gay couples the right to marry.
1 March 2011
Friends say Scottish man may have been killed in anti-gay attack
A gay man found dead in Leith, Edinburgh, may have been killed in a homophobic attack, his friends say.