Friday , 22 February 2019

Tag Archives: Dan Littauer

Stewart McDonald, Farage anti HIV poz policy is a wake up call

Nigel Farage, leader of UKIP

Stewart McDonald, convener of the SNP’s LGBT group, Out for Independence, comments on Farage’s new scapegoating target, people who are HIV positive, and says this must serve as a wake-up call for left leaning politics. “‘KEEP HIV POSITIVE MIGRANTS OUT OF BRITAIN, SAYS FARAGE’. That is the headline that screeched across  The Guardian. Mr Farage made his remarks in an interview ...

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Scottish parliament welcomes LGBTI marriage date

Holyrood

Out gay SNP MSP, Marco Biagi, lodged a Motion stating the Scottish parliament welcomes the announcement same-sex marriage “will come into effect on 31 December 2014,” receiving cross party support, yesterday. It also noted that, from that date, it will be possible for same-sex couples in Scotland to have a civil marriage ceremony or a religious or belief based ceremony. The ...

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LGBTI SNP members write to leadership candidates

The SNP’s LGBTI membership wing, Out for Independence, have written to the three candidates for deputy leader of the party and Nicola Sturgeon, the sole candidate to succeed Alex Salmond as leader and First Minister of Scotland, seeking their views on a range of issues important to LGBTI people in Scotland. The letters, sent to all candidates, Angela Constance MSP, Keith ...

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Scotland to celebrate first LGBTI marriage this Hogmanay

Scotland's First Same-Sex Marriage this Hogmanay!

The first same sex marriage ceremonies in Scotland are expected to go ahead from this Hogmanay, announced today the Scottish Government. The government have also announced that couples who wish to convert their existing civil partnerships to marriage will be able to do so, free of charge for the first year, as soon as the law comes into force on ...

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Dan’s Coming Out Story

KaleidoScot’s Dan Littauer shares his coming out story: “I knew I was gay from quite early on, at first it felt quite natural but soon enough I found out that people thought it wasn’t, and that took me years to recover from, let alone feel comfortable enough about my sexuality. “When I was in kindergarten, as young as six, I ...

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Stuart’s Coming Out Story

KaleidoScot’s Stuart Duffy shares his Coming Out Story: “I gradually creaked open the closet door on my sexuality, letting some close friends know in my mid-20’s before I finally told my family when I was 32. I guess I was most scared about telling my Dad as we didn’t have the best relationship when I was young, but he was ...

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Rob’s Coming Out Story

KaleidoScot’s Rob McDowall shares his Coming Out Story: “As a bolshie thirteen year old living in a wee costal town in the West of Scotland, I was hit with the realisation that I was thinking about sex and relationships with other males while my peers were thinking about the opposite sex. “I was terrified when I decided to come out ...

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Nicola’s Coming Out Story

KaleidoScot’s Nicola Hunter Page shares her Coming Out Story: “When I was a teenager, I was the lucky girl that had the mum my friends adored. More often than not they would spend time at my house, asking her for advice and help – generally treating her like a second mother. She in turn loved them right back, but kept ...

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Paolo’s Coming Out Story

KaleidoScot’s Paolo Bazzoni shares his story: “My mum was a very clever woman. I think somewhere ‘in the back of her head’ she always knew I would not get a wife, so she taught me how to saw, iron, knit and cook, as I child. When I was about 14, she sat me down in the kitchen, for a talk. ...

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Jonathan’s Coming Out Story

KaleidoScot’s Jonathan Welford shares his Coming Out story: “The first rumblings that I was gay came at the age of eight, I had a huge crush on my teacher. Mr Barton was a the first male teacher I’d had, he was in his twenties, and very hairy, a luscious beard and hairy forearms, when we did sports he wore tight ...

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