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University of Edinburgh holds international trans rights conference

A two-day international conference on the issues faced by transgender and non-binary communities was held in the University of Edinburgh on May 28-29. The...

Scottish MP says sorry for slurs against a gay fellow politician

James Dornan, the Scottish National Party (SNP) MSP, has said sorry for one of his Twitter posts, saying that he had been misunderstood. Dornan,...

Protests at Scottish Parliament against an anti-trans writer

Prominent Canadian anti-trans feminist Meghan Murphy spoke at the Scottish Parliament on May 22nd. Murphy, 39, was invited to speak at the Scottish Parliament...

SNP MP Mhairi Blackv asks people to stop transphobia

Mhairi Black has said that transgender people face “appalling levels of prejudice and discrimination”, and this is how she started her parliament speech devoted...

Anti-trans writer was invited to speak at Scottish parliament

Scottish National Party MSP Joan McAlpine has come under fire for inviting Canadian columnist Meghan Murphy to make a speech at the parliament,...

Lesbian football boss says gay footballers will be accepted in Scotland

Leeann Dempster, chief executive of Hibernian FC, has said that she believes that an openly gay footballer would not be a big issue in...

Kezia Dugdale leaves parliament

Kezia Dugdale, former leader of the Scottish Labour Party, is to redirect her activity into educational sphere, accepting an offer from the University of...

Scottish politician Mhairi Black is a trans ally

The 24-year-old Paisley and Renfrewshire South SNP MP proudly showed her support for gender-neutral bathrooms by wearing a black top with a message that...

Former Navy head is offended by gender-neutral ships

An argument has erupted over the Scottish Maritime Museum’s decision to refer to ships as “it” instead of “she” responding to the act of...

Backlash against trans rights reforms in Scotland grows

The senior nationalist politicians published an open letter in the Scotsman newspaper on April 24, challenging First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s vow to push...

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