Tuesday , 21 January 2020

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Trans activist wins top prize at Icon Awards

The ICON Awards

A celebrated transgender activist has won Scotland’s first Icon Award. Big-hearted Jennie Robertson, who for many years has volunteered to offer support to trans people in what are often very challenging circumstances, was given the top award at the flamboyant ceremony in Glasgow. Jennie was “absolutely delighted” with the recognition, but insisted that “the main thing” is to continue supporting ...

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10 minutes with Conchita Wurst

Conchita

  Conchita Wurst needs little introduction. The 2014 Eurovision Song Contest Winner became an instant inspiration for the millions who took to heart the message of Rise Like a Phoenix – and the respect and tolerance at the heart of her performance. Indeed, Conchita has become something of an icon for LGBTI communities across Europe and has performed at several ...

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KaleidoScot among LGBTI Icon Awards Finalists

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A KaleidoScot journalist has been named in a list of shortlisted candidates for the inaugural Icon Awards. The shortlist has been released today after an astonishing 20,000 public votes were cast in the online ballot, with KaleidoScot’s Andrew Page has been confirmed as a finalist in the Journalist of the Year category alongside Peter Ross (Scotland on Sunday), Vicky Allan ...

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