19th August 2014
David Cameron right to apologise for Section 28, says Scottish Tory leader 7
5:20 PM — Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson says it was wrong “pure and simple” for the Conservative Party to have supported Section 28.
13th August 2014
Edinburgh couple forced to leave home following months of homophobic abuse 29
4:33 PM — A gay couple from Edinburgh have spoken of feeling like they had no option but to leave their home of years following months of homophobic abuse.
12th August 2014
Game of Thrones author: I won’t include gay characters in novels ‘for the sake of it’ 24
12:05 PM — George RR Martin has addressed the lack of gay characters in his Game of Thrones book series.
7th August 2014
Tom Daley comes out against Scottish independence 83
1:08 PM — Gay celebrities Tom Daley and actors John Barrowman and Charlie Condou have signed a letter urging Scotland to reject independence.
5th August 2014
Scottish dentist sacked for failing to reveal HIV positive status 13
6:40 PM — A dentist living with HIV has been sacked after he failed to disclose his positive status to bosses.
4th August 2014
Glasgow Commonwealth Games hailed as ‘new benchmark’ for inclusivity 5
12:59 PM — The Glasgow Commonwealth Games have been praised for commitment to LGBT equality.
2nd August 2014
Tom Daley wins gold medal at Commonwealth Games 20
10:00 PM — Tom Daley has picked up a x medal at the Commonwealth Games, while out Australian diver Matthew Mitcham won a x.
1st August 2014
Out athletes win gold and silver in same event for first time in Commonwealth Games 13
8:12 PM — Out gay athletes have taken home both the gold and silver medals in a Commonwealth Games event for the first time.
Tom Daley wins silver medal for synchronised diving at Commonwealth Games 5
7:56 PM — Tom Daley has won a silver medal for synchronised diving the Commonwealth Games.
30th July 2014
Zambian vice president dismisses same-sex marriage question: ‘We care more about education’ 19
11:45 AM — The vice president of Zambia has dismissed a question of same-sex marriage during a visit to his roots in Scotland during the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
28th July 2014
Government launches ‘Scotland believes in equality’ campaign 22
3:21 PM — The Scottish Government has launched a new campaign to promote LGBT equality.
27th July 2014
Alex Salmond: Scotland will not tolerate discrimination, we celebrate diversity 5
8:26 PM — Following calls to speak out in support of the LGBT community at the Commonwealth Games, Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has sent a strong message of equality.
25th July 2014
John Barrowman: People who criticised me for Commonwealth gay kiss are ‘bitter and nasty’ 27
2:04 PM — John Barrowman has responded to criticism of his Commonwealth Games opening ceremony gay kiss, to say those who reacted negatively are "bitter" and "nasty."
Scottish government to fly Pride flag for Commonwealth Games 9
1:57 PM — The Scottish government is to fly a rainbow flag from its headquarters for the duration of the Commonwealth Games.
Commonwealth Games: Ugandan coach praises Barrowman gay kiss 9
1:20 PM — A Ugandan coach at the Commonwealth Games has praised a gay kiss during the opening ceremony.
24th July 2014
Commonwealth Games organisers: Barrowman gay kiss was scripted to promote equality 11
1:20 PM — The organisers of the Commonwealth Games have revealed that John Barrowman's surprise gay kiss in last night's opening ceremony was planned well in advance.
CEO of Pride Glasgow backs Scottish independence 70
1:04 PM — The Chief Executive of Pride Glasgow has announced his support for the independence campaign in Scotland.
Watch: Scottish independence dilemma re-imagined as gay romantic comedy 5
11:55 AM — A new web series is re-imagining the Scottish independence dilemma as a gay romantic comedy.
Tessa Hartmann: John Barrowman’s gay kiss at Commonwealth Games was ‘inappropriate for children’ 87
10:55 AM — A fashion columnist has attacked John Barrowman for a kissing a man during the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony, branding it "inappropriate for children".
23rd July 2014
Newly out legendary swimmer Ian Thorpe carries Commonwealth flag at opening ceremony 3
11:22 PM — Newly out swimming legend Ian Thorpe was featured in this evening's Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Glasgow.