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Free Pride Glasgow lifts their ban on drag performers

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Strike that: Drag performers can, in fact, participate in Free Pride Glasgow's festivities.
Earlier this week, organizers of Glasgow's Free Pride decided to ban drag performers from the festivities. Well, they've changed their minds again. ...

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Scotland celebrates the new year as marriage equality law takes full effect

Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Joe Schofield, Malcolm Brown and Ross Wright
Scotlanders are ringing in the new year by celebrating a new marriage equality law that came into effect on New Year's Eve. ...

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Scotland school chaplain sacked for saying gay is a ‘perversion,’ ‘disorder’

Monday, January 6, 2014
Rev. Donald Michael MacInnes
GLASGOW, Scotland -- A Church of Scotland chaplain has been sacked from a Glasgow school after describing being gay as a “perversion” and “disorder” during a discussion about marriage equality. ...

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Thousands march at Glasgow Pride amid protests over Russia’s anti-gay law

Sunday, August 11, 2013
Glasgow Free Pride
GLASGOW, Scotland -- More than 7,000 participated in Glasgow's annual LGBT pride on Saturday, making in the largest turnout for a pride event in Scotland's history, according to organizers. ...

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Glasgow mayor rejects call to boycott Russian twin city over gay rights

Friday, August 9, 2013
Drag artist Nathan Sparling, who performs as "Nancy Clench," protests outside the Russian Consulate in Edinburgh, Scotland.
GLASGOW, Scotland – The mayor of Scotland’s largest city, Lord Provost Sadie Docherty, said Glasgow would not sever ties with its twin city in Russia over that country’s anti-gay laws. ...

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Scotland man ordered to pay $61K for calling teacher a pedophile on Twitter

Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Courtesy: Jaye Richards-HillThis 2012 mock wedding between Jaye (left) and Ruth Richards-Hill in front of the Scottish Parliament sparked a 3-month cyber-bullying campaign against the participants.
GLASGOW, Scotland -- A Scotland man accused of using Twitter to call a former school headmaster and adviser to the Scottish government a pedophile because she campaigned for marriage equality, has been ordered to pay her £40,000 (about $61,000 USD) ...

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