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First Minister voices support for LGBTI envoy

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Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has pledged support for the plan to create a special envoy for the promotion of LGBTI rights. Ms Sturgeon confirmed that the SNP would support the move, initially suggested by Ed Miliband, to establish the post as a specific diplomatic role under the jurisdiction of the Foriegn Office. Mr Miliband stated, in March 2014, that ...

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Jim Murphy: “We can’t rest until there is full equality”

KaleidoScot has invited the five candidates for Scottish Labour’s leadership and deputy leadership to share their respective visions for advancing LGBTI rights in Scotland, in our final interview with speak with Jim Murphy MP, who is vying for the leadership of the party. KaledioScot: What would you do to tackle homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in school? Jim: Stonewall Scotland has ...

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Katy Clark: homophobia in schools is cause for concern

Our conversations with the candidates for Scottish Labour leader and deputy leader continue. Today Ayrshire MP Katy Clark tells us why she believes the Deputy leader should be a Westminster MP and how she hopes to work to create a more tolerant society. KaleidoScot: What would you do to tackle homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in school? Katy: Levels of homophobia, ...

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Neil Findlay: inclusivity and diversity in all schools

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The candidates for Scottish Labour’s leadership and deputy leadership have been explaining to KaleidoScot what they hope to do to further LGBTI rights in Scotland. Today, Neil Findlay, who is contesting the leadership with Sarah Boyack MSP and Jim Murphy MP, gives us his views – and more than a few unequivocal answers. KaledioScot: What would you do to tackle ...

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Kezia Dugdale: “fairness is at the heart of our policies”

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The candidates for leader and deputy leader of Scottish Labour have agreed to speak to KaleidoScot, answering questions in respect to what they aim to do to support LGBTI rights and further equality in Scotland. In our second interview, Kezia Dugdale MSP, who is vying for the deputy leadership with Katy Clark MP, explains exclusively to KaleidoScot how she hopes to ...

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Sarah Boyack: “I’m proud to promote equalities legislation”

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The candidates for leader and deputy leader of Scottish Labour have agreed to speak to KaleidoScot, answering questions in respect to what they aim to do to support LGBTI rights and further equality in Scotland. Today, Sarah Boyack MSP – who is contesting the Scottish Labour leadership with Jim Murphy and Neil Findlay – tells us what her priorities should ...

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Johann Lamont makes equality pledge to Scotland’s LGBTI community

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In an exclusive interview with KaleidoScot, Johann Lamont, leader of the Scottish Labour Party, answers six questions regarding LGBTI Equality in Scotland and beyond. She said that the Glasgow Kiss during the Commonwealth Games was a culmination of a hard and long battle for LGBTI rights that she is committed to continue. During the interview, that was held at Pride ...

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