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Jordan Gray to perform first show in Edinburgh

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Jordan Gray, star of the hit TV show The Voice, will perform in her first show in Edinburgh on Saturday 2nd July. She will be entertaining guests at the very first ‘#ThisIsMe Rooftop Garden Party’, which will take place in the stunning rooftop garden at The Glasshouse 5* Hotel. the event is organised by Inclusive Networks, which aims to share ...

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SNP candidate suspended over “homophobic” comments

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The Scottish National Party is re-opening selections for the marginal constituency of Renfrewshire South after its candidate was suspended following allegedly homophobic comments about a government minister. Councillor Andy Doig, who currently serves on Renfrewshire Council as the representative for Johnstone North, Kilbarchan and Lochwinnoch, aimed to overturn Labour’s majority of 2,587 in next year’s Holyrood elections. However, Doig has ...

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Kezia Dugdale, exponent of LGBTI Equality, elected Scottish Labour Leader

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Kezia Dugdale, who has made strong statements in favour of LGBTI equality, has been elected the new Scottish Labour leader after defeating Ken Macintosh. In an interview with KaleidoScot, Dugdale made the strongest pro LGBTI equality statements yet of any previous of Scottish Labour leaders. Campaigners hope that she would show commitment that could invigorate legislative and policy revisions in ...

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Three openly gay ministers in the New Scottish Government

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The new reshuffled Scottish government has three openly gay ministers, and overwhelming number of LGBTI equality supporters, both in Cabinet and ministerial posts. The new reshuffled Cabinet is made up, for the most part, of strong allies of LGBTI Equality and is also, for the first time in Holyrood’s history, a 50-50 gender split. Opinions within Scotland’s LGBTI community were ...

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