25th June 2014
Isle of Man: Overseas same-sex marriages ‘to be recognised as civil partnerships’ 8
8:32 PM — The Isle of Man will not recognise same-sex marriages from overseas, and will instead treat them as civil partnerships, it has been confirmed.
24th June 2014
Gaydio extends DAB coverage across Scotland for Pride
12:22 PM — UK LGBT radio station Gaydio has announced it will be going on DAB in Scotland for the rest of the summer.
16th June 2014
UK: Charges against preacher arrested for ‘homophobic remarks’ dropped 21
1:35 PM — A preacher who was arrested in Dundee for making homophobic remarks has had the case against him dropped.
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.