Monday , 18 December 2017

Tag Archives: Scottish Borders Council

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 ...

Read More »

Scottish Borders Council to consider flying Rainbow flag

Scottish Borders Council flies the Saltire but not the Rainbow flag

A small working group of Scottish Borders Council (SBC) officials are considering whether to allow the rainbow flag flown above its buildings, reported the Border Telegraph. SBC has repeatedly denied requests to fly the rainbow flag over their Newton Headquarters, stating in several instances that it consider the LGBT community as a “special interest group” rather than a “minority group” ...

Read More »