16th September 2014
Alex Salmond: I am delighted a majority of LGBT voters support independence 85
6:56 PM — The Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has said he is "delighted" at the results of a PinkNews poll which found that 54% of the Scottish LGBT community intends to vote Yes in Thursday's independence referendum.
Tom Daley ‘loves Scotland’ and thinks we are ‘better together’ 22
2:14 PM — Olympic Diver Tom Daley has renewed his support against Scottish independence by saying that he loves Great Britain.
15th September 2014
PinkNews Poll: 54% of the Scottish LGBT community will vote for independence 68
1:06 PM — A poll of more than two thousand Scottish LGBT people by PinkNews has found that 54% intend to vote yes in the Scottish independence referendum on Thursday.
14th September 2014
The best place to be in the closet, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:48 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
13th September 2014
John Barrowman: I felt great about Commonwealth Games kiss 6
2:14 PM — John Barrowman has opened up about his famous kiss during the opening ceremony of this year's Commonwealth Games.
12th September 2014
Wind farm boss steps down after saying Stephen Gately ‘had it coming’ 14
1:54 PM — A renewable energy company boss has resigned, after posting a series of homophobic comments on social media.
Senior Scottish minister downplays gay clergy ‘crisis’ in Church of Scotland 4
1:48 PM — A Church of Scotland minister in the Highlands has downplayed the idea of a "crisis" over the gay clergy issue, following the resignation of two of his colleagues.
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.
11th September 2014
Alex Salmond: Taking money from an anti-gay marriage donor doesn’t mean the SNP opposes it 63
7:03 PM — The Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond, has defended the Scottish National Party's (SNP) acceptance of major donations from an anti-gay marriage businessman, saying he thinks he is an "outstanding entrepreneur".
Scottish Greens: UK treatment of LGBT asylum seekers is ‘brutal and inhumane’ 14
4:26 PM — The co-convenor of the Scottish Green Party, Patrick Harvie, says successive governments at Westminster have failed to protect the rights of LGBT asylum seekers.
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.
Scottish Labour leader: Independence would diminish equality in Scotland 9
5:25 PM — “Equality will not be top of the agenda for many years if we vote for independence,” Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont has warned.
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.
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.
6th September 2014
JK Rowling hits back at homophobic Harry Potter jibe 22
2:50 PM — JK Rowling has hit back at a Harry Potter fan who is still upset that Albus Dumbledore is gay.
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.
3rd September 2014
Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson condemns ‘lesbo’ tweets as ‘unacceptable’ 30
4:55 PM — The leader of the Conservative Party in Scotland Ruth Davidson, has responded to homophobic comments on social media during a debate on independence last night to say she hopes young people know they shouldn't accept hate.
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.
2nd September 2014
Equality Network: How will Scottish independence impact on LGBT rights?
4:46 PM — Scotland’s Equality Network has called on the country’s main political parties to outline how the independence question could impact on LGBT rights.