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Report: LGBT Youth still face homophobia in Scotland

Life in Scotland for LGBT Young People Report

A report by the LGBT Youth Scotland, published on IDAHOTBIT, shows young people still feel rejected by friends, family and community in education and work, facing homophobia, transphobia and biphobia. The report is based on a survey with LGBT young people, ages 13-25 across Scotland and focuses on their experiences of socialisation opportunities and of feeling accepted in families and ...

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Clyde Pride plan a ball in support of LGBTI Youth

Clyde Pride

Clyde Pride, an LGBTIQ Youth group in Inverclyde, is planning a ball that will help young people feel comfortable with the sexuality and gender identity. The group, which has been running now for two years, with members aged between 12 and 25 years, meet on a weekly basis in Greenock. Clyde Pride works on a number of issues that members ...

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The Smith Commission: Implications for LGBTI equality in education

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The Smith Commission published it’s long-awaited report today into the devolution of further responsibilities to the Scottish Parliament. The Humanist Society Scotland issued an official response in which we broadly welcomed further devolution, and the proposed measures to make the Scottish Parliament a permanent feature of the UK constitutional settlement. As a campaigning organisation with equality at the heart of ...

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Fraternity accused of bigotry slammed for Scottish expansion

Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity

The Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity (DKE), accused of bigotry, sexism and hazing, has received criticism from rights group for trying to expand into Scottish universities. The elitist DKE, which counts five U.S. presidents among its former members – Rutherford B. Hayes, Theodore Roosevelt, Gerald Ford, George Bush Snr, and George W. Bush – has already set up a fraternity, known ...

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Cashback for Creativity fund grows

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The announcement last week that Cashback for Creativity funding is to be increased by £3m is good news for young LGBTI people across Scotland. The fund, which draws on the confiscated proceeds of crime to fund support for young people to engage with the arts, has provide a major source of support for Stirling-based youth LGBT organisation Triangle, enabling it ...

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Scotland school chaplain sacked for saying gay is a ‘perversion,’ ‘disorder’

Scotland school chaplain sacked for saying gay is a ‘perversion,’ ‘disorder’

GLASGOW, Scotland — A Church of Scotland chaplain has been sacked from a Glasgow school after describing being gay as a “perversion” and “disorder” during a discussion about marriage equality. Reverend Donald Michael MacInnes made the comments on a Facebook page of Glasgow Gaelic School’s, in reference to the Scottish Government’s proposed equal marriage legislation, reported the Evening Times. “The ...

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