27 March 2012
Comment: Biased BBC skews the debate on LGBT issues
The BBC's reporting on marriage equality proposals is more proof the corporation does not take LGBT issues seriously.
15 March 2012
Scottish anti-marriage equality group to launch ‘misleading’ poll ads today
A 'misleading' poll question which asked voters to agree that gays 'should not be allowed to redefine marriage for everyone else' because they 'already have' civil partnerships will be used in publicity by equal marriage opponents in Scotland from today.
5 March 2012
Ed Miliband signs marriage equality pledge
Leader of the opposition Ed Miliband has backed the Scottish Equal Marriage campaign to lift the bans on gay marriage and straight civil partnership.
4 March 2012
UK Catholic cardinal: Gay marriage is ‘a grotesque madness proposed by a disingenuous government’
Writing in the Sunday Telegraph, the most senior Catholic in Scotland, Cardinal Keith Michael Patrick O'Brien, has said that gay marriage is a "grotesque subversion of a universally accepted human right".
9 February 2012
Barclays and other banks top employers for gay Scots
The top four Scottish employers in Stonewall’s rankings this year are banks.
6 February 2012
Edinburgh plans Valentine’s Day marriage rally
Gay marriage advocates in the Scottish capital are asking equality-lovers to march in support of the cause on 14 February.
2 February 2012
Guilty verdict for killer of gay teen Jack Frew
A jury in Scotland has found gay teenager Craig Roy guilty of the murder of Jack Frew in 2010.
1 February 2012
Gay marriage equality in Scotland ‘by the end of 2013′
Scotland is likely to have full marriage equality by the end of 2013 at the latest, Tim Hopkins, Director of the Equality Network told PinkNews.co.uk at a reception in the Scottish Parliament yesterday evening.
1 February 2012
Scottish opposition leaders back equal marriage
The leaders of Scotland's four opposition parties pledged their support for equal marriage rights for gay couples yesterday.
26 January 2012
Murdered gay teen ‘exposed himself to killer’
The court at the trial for the murder of 16-year-old schoolboy, Jack Frew, has heard claims that he exposed himself to his killer shortly before his death.
25 January 2012
Gay marriage ‘sexual chaos’ petition put on hold
An anti-marriage equality petition criticised by rights groups for its “outdated, inaccurate and homophobic” views has been put on hold by the Scottish Government until it publishes the results of its consultation.
24 January 2012
Gay teen Jack Frew was ‘a threat’ to killer’s new relationship
The High Court in Glasgow has heard testimony from forensic psychiatrist Dr Sharat Shetty, who said that Craig Roy, on trial for the murder of schoolboy Jack Frew, described the deceased as a "sex pest".
20 January 2012
Edinburgh called on to stop St Petersburg anti-gay law
A coalition of groups has called on the Lord Provost of Edinburgh, Scotland to intervene on St Petersburg's postponed anti-gay law.
20 January 2012
Blackmail alleged at gay teen murder trial
The jury at the Scottish trial of Craig Roy, accused of killing gay teenager, Jack Frew, has heard claims that the defendant was being blackmailed by the schoolboy and that the two had slept together.
21 December 2011
Exclusive: Scottish Catholic Church uses ‘hate group’ research to fight gay marriage
The Scottish Catholic Church has argued against equal marriage rights for same-sex couples, saying "exceptionally hazardous" gay relationships lead to shorter life expectancies, relying on a study which was discredited by its own authors for this purpose ten years ago and a paper authored by the founder of the US Family Research Institute.
15 December 2011
Students lobby MSPs as accuracy of marriage opponents’ petition is questioned
Students from around Scotland have delivered letters to their MSPs today in support of extending marriage rights, while others are questioning how their signatures appeared on the opponents' petition.
13 December 2011
High Court challenge of Northern Ireland’s gay adoption rules begins
A human rights body in Northern Ireland has begun arguments at the country's High Court to reverse the ban on unmarried couples adopting children.
12 December 2011
Scottish church minister compares gay marriage to paedophilia
A Scottish church minister has caused outrage by comparing homosexuality to paedophilia, polygamy and theft.
9 December 2011
50,000 respond to Scotland’s gay marriage consultation
More than 50,000 responses have been submitted to the Scottish government’s consultation on the introduction of gay marriage.
7 December 2011
Scottish Episcopal Church “bound by canons” to oppose gay marriage
The Church's General Synod has said it is currently bound by the canons which define marriage as being between a man and a woman, but said it has not yet had time to run a "full debate" on the issue of gay marriage internally.