Sunday , 17 November 2019

Tag Archives: Fife

Bullying in Education – Never Answer For Your Being

Stuart Russell BEM BCA |

  My name is Stuart Russell and in light of anti-bullying week, I thought I would share my own homophobic bullying story that earlier this year led me to appear on BBC Radio Scotland. My story was part of the Scottish LGBT Equality Report with the Equality Network, an article in the Times Educational Supplement and the TIE (Time for Inclusive ...

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Artist of Merit – Natalie J Wood

Natalie J Wood with her Arts In Fife Award 2015

Natalie J Wood is a designer and ceramicist working in Scotland. She recently graduated from art school with a degree in three dimensional design and this year won the first annual Arts In Fife Award. KaleidoScot’s Stuart Russell recently spoke to Natalie about her creative work and found out more about three dimensional design. Tell me a bit about your ...

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Piper silences hate preacher in “most Scottish way possible”

Market Street, St Andrews

  An anonymous busker has been hailed for silencing a preacher expressing anti-LGBTI and anti-Islamic sentiments in St Andrews yesterday. The preacher was using a megaphone to yell out his messages in the town’s Market Street, when the young piper approached the man – apparently to challenge his actions. As the preaching continued, the piper began to play Scotland the ...

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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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Stand Up, Speak Out says LGBT Youth Scotland

LGBT Youth Scotland crowdfunding campaign

Shh! Silence Helps Homophobia – that’s the message of LGBT Youth Scotland in a new campaign aimed at schools, colleges and universities across the country. The group, Scotland’s largest youth and community organisation for LGBTI young people, is using crowdfunding to sponsor a campaign to to tackle homophobia in education. Launched at the first National Youth Summit on 23rd August ...

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Scottish couple in Gay Rugby World Cup bid Down Under

Robert (right) and Nathan hope for World Cup win

A gay couple from Scotland are bidding for Rugby World Cup glory ‘Down Under’ this August. Robert Forrester and his partner Nathan Colom, from Fife, will be joining a squad heading to Sydney, Australia for the Bingham Cup – the World Cup of Gay Rugby from 24th August.  The pair already play for Scottish rugby sensations Caledonian Thebans RFC and told ...

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