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Ayr Cricket Club Accused of Homophobia


  Ayr Cricket Club was accused of homophobia yesterday after its Twitter account made a joke involving meteorologist Sean Batty and Scottish international cricketer Majid Haq. After Majid Haq had posted a tweet to the STV weather presenter about the unseasonally warm weather, the Cricket Club replied “Big lad stop hanging out the back of Batty! Just ask him…#loser”. The ...

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Wadhwa wows at inaugural LGBTI Awards

Mridul Wadhwa

    An Indian-born trans woman and equality campaigner has been named Outstanding Campaigner of the Year at the inaugural LGBTI Awards in Glasgow. Mridul Wadhwa, who has been a leading advocate for equality and inclusivity within domestic abuse and rape crisis services, was honoured at the awards ceremony last night – which was organised and hosted by the Equality ...

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Icon Awards launched to reward Scotland’s LGBTI community

The ICON Awards

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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LGBTI rights left out of UKIP’s manifesto

Nigel Farage

  The General Election campaign is in its final stretch with just over two weeks for what is promising to be an exceptional election. Amongst heated TV debates and across the country campaigns all major parties are finally releasing their policies manifestos. When it comes to LGBTI  people/rights, a subject increasingly important and part of the agenda of most political ...

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Campaign asks: do you know your LGBTs?


The Corner Young People’s Health and Information Service is urging the public to ‘Know your LGBTs’ as part of its most recent health awareness campaign, reports the Brechin Advertiser. The Dundee-based health and information service will be collaborating with LGBT Youth Scotland’s local youth group AllSorts Dundee during the next two months to raise awareness of a range of gender ...

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Meet Scotland’s first to be gay marriage couple

Malcolm Brown and Joe Schofield are set to become the first gay couple in Scotland to say “I do” and get married. The former DJ and public health worker, both aged 42 years, will make history seconds on Hogmanay, 31 December this year when they will become Scotland’s first married gay couple, reported STV. Brown and Schofield from Tullibody, Clackmannanshire, ...

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Zambia appoints controversial anti-gay new president

Dr Guy Scott

Dr Guy Scott, a white economist of Scottish descent, with contentious views on LGBTI equality, has been confirmed as the new President of Zambia. Dr Scott, whose born to a colonialist family from Lanarkshire, Scotland, succeeds his ally Michael Sata as head of state. Sata died yesterday after a lengthy period of ill-health. Dr Scott will serve as President until new ...

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Zambia Vice President rejects Scotland’s call for LGBTI equality

Dr Guy Scott, Vice President of Zambia, rebukes the Scottish government's call for LGBTI equality

The Vice-President of Zambia has publicly rebuked the Scottish government’s support and call for LGBTI equality, while visiting Glasgow on Tuesday. Responding to a question of an STV reporter regarding concerns over lack of LGBTI rights in Zambia, Dr. Guy Scott said: “Scotland introduced gay marriage last week, so therefore Zambia must suddenly? You weren’t complaining about it two weeks ...

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