23rd July 2014
Commonwealth Games opening ceremony celebrates equality with John Barrowman gay kiss 85
10:08 PM — The opening ceremony of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games this evening featured a kiss between actor John Barrowman and a male dancer, in celebration of equality in Scotland.
22nd July 2014
Commons Speaker John Bercow: The Commonwealth must do more to support LGBT rights 27
2:06 PM — Ahead of the start of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow tomorrow, House of Commons Speaker John Bercow said it is sad that some athletes will not be able to compete because they are LGBT.
20th July 2014
Former NBA star John Amaechi: Isolating anti-gay countries from Commonwealth Games won’t help equality 32
3:18 PM — Retired basketball star John Amaechi has warned against "isolating" countries with anti-gay laws, saying that events like the Commonwealth Games should be use to argue for equality.
18th July 2014
Scotland: STV attacked for refusing to allow drag queen in Pride coverage 10
12:39 PM — Pride Glasgow has attacked Scottish broadcaster STV, for refusing to allow a drag queen to appear in its Pride coverage.
17th July 2014
Macmillan Cancer Support celebrates successes and gears up for first ever Glasgow Pride
5:40 PM — For the first time, Macmillan Cancer Support will march in Glasgow Pride this weekend.
16th July 2014
Catholic Church defends buying bungalow for Cardinal Keith O’Brien 31
6:05 PM — A Scottish cardinal who admitted to "inappropriate behaviour" with male priests is living out retirement in a bungalow paid for by the Catholic Church.
14th July 2014
Glasgow: Teenage girls suffer brutal homophobic attack 11
1:46 PM — Two teenage girls suffered a brutal homophobic attack in Glasgow this weekend.
Peter Tatchell: David Cameron should speak out about homophobia before Commonwealth Games 7
1:21 PM — Peter Tatchell has called on David Cameron to speak out about homophobia in the Commonwealth, ahead of the Commonwealth Games next week.
7th July 2014
UK: Stonewall report shows Scotland ‘lagging behind’ on tackling bullying 4
5:59 PM — A new report on homophobic bullying in primary and secondary schools indicates that Scottish schools are lagging behind others in Britain.
5th July 2014
Poll: Average person knows eight gay people 11
6:09 PM — On average, people personally know five gay men and three lesbians, polling data has shown.
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.