Tuesday , 20 August 2019

Tag Archives: The National

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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Scotland over the rainbow or the “enlightened” myth?

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Scotland’s culture is so overwhelmingly positive towards LGBTI rights, and “enlightened” to the point that lesbian, gay and bisexual people are increasingly attracted to living here. So suggests report in the The National, published on Friday, which claims that findings show that over 30 percent of those identifying as LGB have come to Scotland from elsewhere. The report draws on ...

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