Friday , 22 November 2019

Tag Archives: Dan Littauer

Introducing Out in Glasgow – a new LGBTI professional network

Out in Glasgow

Out in Glasgow is a new LGBTI professional network for Glasgow and the surrounding area. The network hosts guest speakers on topics ranging from work within the networks to wider issues such as LGBTI parenting and what it is like to be LGBTI in various industries. Speaking with KaleidoScot, Steve o’Brien of Out in Glasgow, said: “We look at the ...

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Glasgow gets a new LGBTI choir Sing OUT Proud

Christopher Livingstone singing in Sing OUT Proud

Sing OUT Proud is Glasgow’s new LGBTI choir that aims to provide the community and its friends a safe place to celebrate their diversity in song. The choir is open to everyone and welcomes new members regardless of their previous musical and singing experience. Founder Christopher R Livingstone told KaleidoScot that Sing OUT Proud has it roots in a cursory ...

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Church of Scotland Moderator to support pro equality Stornoway congregation

Stornoway High Church

The Moderator of the Church of Scotland is to visit Stornoway and preach to the isles’ congregation who stayed with the church following the gay clergy row. The Right Reverend John Chalmers, Moderator of the Church of Scotland’s General Assembly, had previously tried to prevent a split in the congregation of Stornoway High, which was one of the Kirk’s biggest ...

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Peter Tatchell says YES to an independent Scotland

Peter Tatchell

In an exclusive interview with KaleidoScot, Peter Tatchell, Director of the Peter Tatchell Foundation, outlines his vision for Scottish LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex) rights and policies, and comes out in favour of an independent Scotland. Tatchell acknowledges that “Scotland is ahead of the game” in terms of hate crime legislation and marriage equality. He said Scottish LGBTI ...

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Johann Lamont makes equality pledge to Scotland’s LGBTI community

Johann Lamont at Pride House

In an exclusive interview with KaleidoScot, Johann Lamont, leader of the Scottish Labour Party, answers six questions regarding LGBTI Equality in Scotland and beyond. She said that the Glasgow Kiss during the Commonwealth Games was a culmination of a hard and long battle for LGBTI rights that she is committed to continue. During the interview, that was held at Pride ...

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Gay couple forced to leave Edinburgh after hate attacks

Daniel Donaldson

Edinburgh based lawyer Daniel Donaldson and his partner, who have been subjected to an ongoing anti-gay attacks, say they are planning to relocate becaue they are unable to take action against the teen perpetrators. The couple has been attacked by youth; being abused verbally, having their car vandelised, and bricks and bottles hurled at their Edinburgh home. The lawyer reported ...

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Uganda plans to reinstate Anti-Gay law

Frank Mugisha

  Uganda’s attorney general has filed an appeal against the constitutional court’s decision to strike down the country’s new anti-gay law, his deputy told AFP on Saturday. The news was broken by Ugandan rights campaigner Frank Mugisha via his twitter account on Friday, where he stated: “The Attorney General has filed a motion to appeal constitutional decision on nullification of ...

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Tom Daley and celebrities urge voters to reject an independent Scotland

Tom Daley

Out gay celebrities, including sportsmen Tom Daley, actors John Barrowman and Charlie Condou have signed a letter urging Scottish voters to reject independence. Over 200 other celebrities signed a giant “Letter to Scotland” which was unveiled in London yesterday by Dan Snow and Ben Fogle. The letter reads: “The decision on whether to leave our shared country is, of course, ...

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Anti-gay minister Warsi resigns over UK stance on Gaza

Baroness Warsi

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi today resigned from her government posts as minister of Faith and Foreign Office minister in protest at its policy on Gaza, describing it as “morally indefensible”. The Conservative party peer was criticised in May this year for meeting with the Sultan of Brunei while declining to raise the issue of his country’s new anti-LGBTI laws. Warsi also ...

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Pride House Glasgow praised for impact on LGBTI rights

Pride House Glasgow

The first ever Pride House to feature at a Commonwealth Games has been has been praised for its impact on LGBTI rights, during its closing ceremony on Saturday night. After a fortnight of events, Pride House Glasgow celebrated its farewell featuring Scottish entertainers such as the singer Horse McDonald and the comedian Hardeep Singh Kohli. Pride House has welcomed over ...

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