Saturday , 14 December 2019

Tag Archives: John Nicolson

Scots MP introduces Turing Law to quash anti-gay convictions

Alan Turing

A Scottish National Party MP has today introduced a private member’s bill in the UK parliament to automatically pardon all gay and bisexual men who were cautioned or convicted under homophobic laws which are no longer on the statute book. John Nicolson MP, the SNP spokesperson on Culture, topped the ballot for private members’ bills and is now building cross-party ...

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John Nicolson slams BBC for lack of LGBTI representation

John Nicolson

SNP MP and former BBC Breakfast host, John Nicolson, sharply criticised the BBC for its attitude towards LGBTI diversity. He claimed that the BBC’s attitude to LGBTI TV figures has changed little since openly camp stars such as Larry Grayson and John Inman were labelled by the media corporation as “waiting for the right woman to come along”, suggesting it ...

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Gay SNP MPs urge Ireland: say YES to marriage equality

John Nicolson, Stewart M McDonald, Angela Crawley, Stuart McDonald, Mhairi Black, Martin Docherty

Six gay and lesbian SNP MPs gathered outside Westminster urging Ireland to vote YES for marriage equality. Angela Crawley, John Nicolson, Martin Docherty, Mhairi Black, Stewart M McDonald, Stuart McDonald stood outside Westminster’s gates holding Yes signs in support of Ireland’s Marriage Equality campaign. McDonald, the newly elected MP for Glasgow South told Buzzfeed: “We want to encourage folks to ...

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