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David Bowie (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016)

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In 1983, “Karma Chameleon” spent six weeks at the top of the British charts, becoming a world wide hit. The following year, it was voted Best British Single at the Brit Awards. The band, Culture Club, and its leader, Boy George, would probably not have existed without the influence of David Bowie. The song’s title could easily have been a ...

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Scotland’s choice on Civil Partnerships: Discrimination or Equality?

Civil Partnerships

It is ten years since the first civil partnerships in Scotland, but there is still no equality before the law.  Now, after a rather biased consultation process, the Scottish government is about to make a choice for us.  The anniversary provides as with an opportunity to take a look at the role of civil partnerships in Scotland’s future, and ask: ...

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Coming Oot: The fabulous history of Gay Scotland

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Narrated by actor Richard Wilson and featuring the voices and faces of those who lived in Scotland when male homosexual behaviour was illegal, last night’s BBC documentary The Fabulous History of Gay Scotland took us on a roller coaster of a journey from the 1950s to the present. In attempting to answer the question of why a nation that seemed ...

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Home Office denies asylum to gay man that ‘failed to prove’ sexuality

Robert Kityo

  Gay Ugandan-born Robert Kityo, who has been living in Manchester since 2011, fears for what could happen if the Home Office keeps its decision to deport him back to Uganda, where homosexuality is illegal. A decision letter written on behalf of Home Secretary Theresa May said that, “It is not accepted that you are a homosexual and an openly ...

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Rangers director in gay tweet controversy

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  Accordingly to the BBC, a newly appointed Rangers director is under investigation for apparently tweeting a cartoon of the prophet Mohamed engaging in an explicit homosexual act. The tweet was sent from Chris Graham’s Twitter account in reply to a message posted on the social media website by radical Islamist preacher Anjem Choudary on the day of the Charlie ...

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Talking Heads – monologues through time

ALAN BENNETT

Talking Heads, a show made up of monologues written by Alan Bennett, set for television in the late 80’s, was revived at the Mitchell Theater in Glasgow between Wednesday 30th July and Saturday 2nd August. Each viewing of the show consisted of two monologues from A Chip In The Sugar, A Cream Cracker Under The Settee, Bed Among the Lentils ...

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