Monday , 23 October 2017

Tag Archives: misogyny

Scotland says no to homophobic Pastor Angus Buchan

Pastor Angus Buchan

Following action by Scottish campaigners, Scottish Borders Council have now banned Pastor Angus Buchan, criticised for misogyny and homophobia, from preaching on their premises. The South African pastor, who has been invited by the evangelical Hope Church to speak at the Volunteer Hall, Galashiels, Scotland, later this month, has caused an outcry among LGBTI rights advocates. The Scottish Borders LGBT ...

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Scottish Trans Muslim woman attacked in broad daylight in public view

niqab

An assault on a Muslim Scottish trans woman, in broad day light with the public passively looking, highlights the need for support to LGBTI Muslims in Scotland, argues Tehmina Kazi. “Why are you taking my picture? “Why are you taking my picture?” A Scottish male with a khaki baseball cap and black jacket hisses at the camera, swinging a kick at ...

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Leak shows Edinburgh fraternity’s misogyny and transphobia

Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity

Leaked minutes of Edinburgh’s Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity (DKE) chapter revealed explicit endorsement of rape threats, sexual harassment, transphobia and hazing, reported the Student Paper. In one meeting DKE members joked, according to minutes of the fraternity, about raping the Edinburgh University Feminist Society (FemSoc), proposed a “raping trip” to Montenegro, and made lewd comments about a female student union ...

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