Friday , 21 January 2022

Tag Archives: disability

Belief Matters … Or Not? The Limits to Free Speech?

Pastor Angus Buchan

Free speech is an essential ingredient of any democratic society. For freedom of expression to mean anything, it must include the right to offend others. You have the right to attack my religious beliefs, political beliefs, lifestyle, sexuality and so on. You even have the right to use intemperate language, should you so wish. I have the same right to ...

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University launches campaign to tackle “casual” discrimination


  A new campaign to combate discrimination among staff and students has been launched at Glasgow University. The campaign, known as Full Stop, is targetting bullying and intimidation of all types, but is particularly highlighting the ways in which “casual” comments – those which are not necessarily designed to be abusive – can still have significant impact and should be ...

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How to build an inclusive football club

Dan Twist

Dan Twist is the LGBTI Officer for Glasgow-based gay-friendly football club Saltire Thistle. Speaking exclusively to KaleidoScot, Dan tells us his vision for creating an inclusive club, explains why even gay teams need a committed LGBTI Officer and shares his optimism for the longer-term success in the Gay Football Supporters’ Network (GFSN) league. KaleidoScot: What’s so special about Saltire Thistle? ...

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Ride with the Flying Scotsman


Gay Scottish cycling hero Graeme Obree, known as the Flying Scotsman, is holding a special race on Saturday the 2nd of August, and members of the public are invited to join in. It’s a chance to ride alongside the legend on a challenging but scenic route through the Ayrshire countryside, taking in some of his old training ground. Shorter routes ...

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