14th June 2014
John Barrowman awarded MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours List 54
11:16 AM — Actor and singer John Barrowman has been awarded an MBE for services to entertainment and charity.
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.
11th June 2014
Disabled couple win discrimination case after being refused entry to Glasgow gay bar 26
5:54 PM — A disabled couple have won a discrimination case against a gay bar in Glasgow.
Aberdeen University will not revoke honour for Sultan of Brunei despite stone-the-gays law 10
4:05 PM — The University of Aberdeen is the latest in the UK to refuse to rescind an honour given to the Sultan of Brunei, despite that he enacted a law in April which allows gay people to be stoned to death.
5th June 2014
Blue pull out of Glasgow Pride 7
2:22 PM — Boyband Blue will not perform at this year’s Pride Glasgow, organisers have announced.
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.
29th May 2014
Gay UKIP MEP: ‘Neo-right activists are responsible for gay marriage’ 35
4:44 PM — UKIP’s newly elected MEP for Scotland David Coburn claims same-sex marriage is the product of “neo-right” activists.
28th May 2014
Gay UKIP MEP slammed by charity for saying: ‘Gay marriage breeds homophobia’ 22
12:01 PM — The director of Scotland’s Equality Network criticises UKIP MEP David Coburn for claiming “gay marriage breeds homophobia”.
27th May 2014
Scotland: Drunk man admits to calling police officer ‘gay boy’ 7
2:05 PM — A man has admitted to using homophobic language at a police constable in Glasgow.
Gay UKIP MEP David Coburn: ‘Gay marriage breeds homophobia’ 123
11:00 AM — UKIP’s newly elected MEP for Scotland claims same-sex marriage “breeds homophobia” and that civil partnerships “should be enough”.
26th May 2014
Openly gay UKIP MEP elected in Scotland 119
12:39 AM — An openly gay UKIP MEP has been elected in Scotland for the first time ever.
23rd May 2014
Church of Scotland Moderator warns Kirk to stop ‘navel gazing’ over gay clergy 4
7:32 PM — The Moderator of the Church of Scotland has warned the Kirk at its General Assembly to stop "navel gazing" over gay ministers.
Gay minister: I hope the Church of Scotland will rethink its opposition to same-sex marriage 3
12:51 PM — An openly gay minister from Aberdeen today has said he hopes the Church of Scotland will reconsider its opposition to same-sex marriage.
21st May 2014
Church of Scotland edges closer to allowing gay ministers with General Assembly vote 4
6:51 PM — The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has voted in favour of a proposal which could eventually lead to the ordination of ministers in civil partnerships.
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.
19th May 2014
Coalition for Marriage poll inadvertently finds most Tories support same-sex marriage 22
7:40 PM — In a recent poll by ComRes, 23% of people intending to vote for the Conservative Party at the upcoming European Election, view gay marriage as a reason not to vote for the party.
Around half of High Church quits Church of Scotland amid gay minister row 20
4:20 PM — About 250 worshippers have left one of the largest congregations in the Church of Scotland amid a row over gay ministers.
17th May 2014
UK: Minister bids to stop Church of Scotland’s gay clergy plans 7
12:31 PM — A Church of Scotland minister has submitted a motion which aims to destroy plans to allow gay ministers.
13th May 2014
Gay Flybe pilot stabbed to death by partner, court told
4:16 PM — The partner of a former RAF pilot, who worked for the airline Flybe, denies murdering the victim.