Saturday , 20 October 2018

Tag Archives: better together

Unionists launch homophobic attack on Glasgow gay councillor

Austin Sheridan attacked

Unionists just outside Glasgow City Chambers have launched a verbal homophobic attack on Austin Sheridan, out gay SNP Councillor for Baillieston at Glasgow City Council, on Friday evening. UPDATE: Police have now detained the homophobic attacker described below. Sheridan told KaleidoScot that has just left his work at the City Chambers when he was approached by two men who noticed ...

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Gay club boss fears Yes vote would be a ‘disaster’

Nightclub owner says Yes vote would be a 'disaster'

  As the Polling Places close and Ballot boxes are sent for counting, we hear from nightclub boss and owner of AXM Club in Glasgow, Haydn Pope, who says he fears a Yes vote will be a “disaster” and could hurt business with an increase in operating costs. The Welsh businessman, who also owns AXM in Manchester as well as ...

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KaleidoScot set for full Referendum coverage

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KaleidoScot, your dedicated Scottish LGBTI news site, is bringing you a full night of Referendum coverage, in a first for LGBTI news in Scotland. We have correspondents across the country bringing you comment and reaction to the 32 local authority declarations as they come through, together with the latest from the National Count Centre, where the final declaration of the ...

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KaleidoScot Referendum LiveBlog

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KaleidoScot, your dedicated Scottish LGBTI news site, is bringing you a full night of Referendum coverage, in a first for LGBTI news in Scotland, through our LiveBlog. Follow our the reporting of our team, Dan Littauer, Stuart Duffy, Nathan Sparling, Harry Dozier, Rob McDowall, Andrew Page and Nicola Hunter Page as they update the blog live.  

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Willie Bain: A No vote would strengthen devolution and LGBTI equality

Willie Bain

In an exclusive video-interview, Willie Bain, Scottish Labour Party politician, and Member of Parliament (MP) for Glasgow North East says further devolution will help strengthen LGBTI equality across the UK and fight economic discrimination. Bain said: “Devolution has meant for many LGBT people, social and political rights and equality have been achieved. “Look at campaigns that have been achieved in ...

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Judith Fisher – A more equal society is possible, together

Judith Fisher

Out lesbian Scottish Glasgow Labour Councillor, Judith Fisher, speaks with KaleidoScot about her reasons for voting that Scotland stays within United Kingdom. I’ll be voting No on Thursday because we achieve more by working together for change. We have more in common with people in Liverpool or in Newcastle, than divides us.  We already manage our Health Service, Education and ...

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Referendum Comment: ‘Stronger together for equality’ says campaigner

Better Together want to keep the country united

As the Scottish Independence debate enters its final few days, we speak to LGBT Together campaigner, Darren Young, who tells us, in his own words, what this momentous decision means for him. Scotland – a nation built upon ideas and the strength and will of its people. I love Scotland, I really do but that’s why I’m voting No on ...

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KaleidoScot Poll: majority of LGBTI Scots back independence

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An overwhelming majority of LGBTI Scots have backed independence in KaleidoScot’s exclusive Referendum Poll. With over 1000 people taking part, its the largest survey of LGBTI people during the Referendum campaign, 85% of the respondents have backed independence. KaleidoScot has been running a series of features and interviews in the final weeks of the campaign, including calls from MSP’s Drew ...

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Will pro Union parties back Equality after 18th September?

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Edinburgh-based Equality Network this week published responses from the main political leaders into questions on equality, asylum and human rights after the Referendum. We analyse what they said, and what they didn’t. Our second and last article out of two will examine pro-Union – Better Together/No party leaders responses, yesterday we analysed the responses of the pro-independence Yes party leaders. ...

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Nancy Clench: Group Sex to heal the Referendum rifts

Nancy Clench hopes for a YES vote

Scotland’s biggest drag queen, Nancy Clench, says the only real method of healing the rifts in Scotland after the Referendum, whichever the result, is some group sex! In an exclusive interview with KaleidoScot, Glasgow-based Nancy told us there could be lots of benefits too. “Well if it’s a Yes vote, I’m hopeful places like the Highlands will get a proper ...

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