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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
Dan Littauer
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) in damages.

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