29th November 2014
Church of Scotland: Gay minister proposals pass key vote
11:59 AM — The Church of Scotland is one step closer to allowing the ordination of gay ministers, after plans secured the backing of a majority of local presbyteries.
27th November 2014
Senior Tory claims gay clergy will ‘weaken’ Church of Scotland 6
5:57 PM — A senior Tory MSP has claimed allowing congregations the discretion to appoint ministers in same-sex relationships “ultimately” weakens the Church of Scotland.
26th November 2014
Church of Scotland close to approving gay ministers
1:58 PM — The Church of Scotland is incredibly close to securing a majority in favour of accepting gay clergy.
23rd November 2014
The man who will ‘stop’ same-sex marriage, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:44 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
22nd November 2014
Gordon Brown set to stand down as an MP 9
10:02 PM — Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown is set to announce that he will not stand again as an MP.
Gay murderers suing for right to date each other behind bars 28
1:46 PM — Two gay men jailed for murder are suing the Scottish government for their right to see each other behind bars.
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 62
5:49 PM — A candidate in a council by-election in Scotland has pledged to "easily" stop same-sex marriages from happening.
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.
Scotland poll: 90% of secondary school teachers say there is still homophobic bullying 14
12:13 PM — A YouGov poll has shown that nine in 10 secondary school teachers in Scotland say homophobic bullying still happens in their school.
5th November 2014
Ex-radio DJ and health worker hope to be Scotland’s first married gay couple 4
7:12 PM — A former radio DJ and a public health worker hope to be the first to marry under Scotland’s same-sex marriage law.
3rd November 2014
Section 28 backer Brian Souter: I’m not homophobic and I have gay friends 61
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.
Ex-Rangers player Marvin Andrews: Gay people have a ‘spiritual sickness’ 37
12:00 PM — Former Rangers FC player Marvin Andrews has claimed that gay people have a "spiritual sickness".
1st November 2014
Scotland: Rights groups call for recognition of legal third gender 3
3:44 PM — The Equality Network and Scottish Transgender Alliance have launched a campaign calling for the creation of a legal third gender in Scotland.
31st October 2014
Civil partnership conversions in Scotland to be free for the first year
12:37 PM — Couples in Scotland wishing to their civil partnership to a marriage will be able to do so for free - provided they do so in the first year.
30th October 2014
Gay UKIP MEP: Gay marriage is ‘false bollocks’ by ‘equality Nazis’ for ‘queens’ 151
3:25 PM — UKIP MEP David Coburn says same-sex marriage supporters are "equality Nazis".
28th October 2014
NHS Scotland: Accidental leak of transgender patient data down to ‘human error’ 3
2:17 PM — NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has blamed "human error" for the leaking of data pertaining to 86 transgender patients
NHS Scotland accidentally leaks list of transgender patients 11
10:58 AM — NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has reportedly leaked data pertaining to 86 transgender patients.
27th October 2014
Scotland transgender conference to address discrimination 5
12:26 PM — Edinburgh is set to host one of the largest conferences for transgender and intersex people this weekend.