Friday , 22 November 2019

Tag Archives: KaleidoScot

Are you up for the couch to 5K challenge?

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  Glasgow FrontRunners, the city’s LGBTI running club, is set to run a new beginner’s programme. The club, which is the largest LGBTI sports club in Scotland, is introducing the programme – known as Couch to 5K (C25K) – in a bid to entice more people into the sport.  Running is a great way to get fit, it’s cheap (compared ...

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That was the year that was

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    2015 will shortly be at an end…and what a year it was! It was a year that started with hope and optimism – in no small way due to the coming into force of same-sex marriage legislation on 31st December 2014. Several couples took advantage of the new law to tie the knot shortly after midnight on New ...

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Caitlyn Jenner apologises for offence caused

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  Over the weekend, Caitlyn Jenner was widely reported as saying, ‘…If you’re out there and, to be honest with you, if you look like a man in a dress it makes people uncomfortable…’, in an interview with Time Magazine. Many of those reports, including KaleidoScot’s, treated those words as transphobic. Now, writing in WhoSay, Caitlyn has apologised for the ...

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KaleidoScot among LGBTI Icon Awards Finalists

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A KaleidoScot journalist has been named in a list of shortlisted candidates for the inaugural Icon Awards. The shortlist has been released today after an astonishing 20,000 public votes were cast in the online ballot, with KaleidoScot’s Andrew Page has been confirmed as a finalist in the Journalist of the Year category alongside Peter Ross (Scotland on Sunday), Vicky Allan ...

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KaleidoScot is one year old

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It doesn’t seem long ago at all since KaleidoScot was launched during the 2014 Commonwealth Games. And what a year it’s been. From considering the pro-diversity messages of the Games and covering the historic Independence Referendum to taking a look at the complexities behind the recent “ban” on Drag artists proposed by Free Pride , KaleidoScot has been on hand ...

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LGBTI awards nominees announced

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An equality and human rights advocacy group has announced the shortlisted nominees for its inaugural LGBTI awards event. The Equality Network established the Scottish LGBTI Awards to recognise and celebrate the campaigners, politicians, journalists, public bodies, businesses, community groups and individuals that have made a contribution towards securing greater equality in the past year. The event is being sponsored by ...

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Icon Awards launched to reward Scotland’s LGBTI community

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The Icon Awards 2015 programme which rewards individuals, charities, organisations and businesses across Scotland’s LGBTI community, was launched yesterday evening with a spectacular Gala, in Glasgow. The awards, organised by Glasgow-based marketing company, Paramount Creative, empowers the public to vote for nominees in 18 categories via the Icon Awards website, which was launched yesterday. The Icon Awards will hit Glasgow’s luxurious ...

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Scotland launches a campaign promoting LGBTI equality

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The Scottish government has launched a campaign – One Scotland – to promote LGBTI equality, with human rights advocates praising its scope and messages. Posters can be seen across Scotland’s cities promoting equality with a focus on LGBTI, gender, disability, race, religion/faith and age equality, with more specific posters on each topic coming up in the next few weeks. The ...

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