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Openly gay Scottish MEP: Gay marriage supporters are ‘equality Nazis’

Thursday, October 30, 2014
David Coburn
David Coburn, Scotland’s UKIP (UK Independent Party) Member of the European Parliament (MEP), who describes himself as "spectacularly homosexual" and a "great big screaming poof," said Thursday that marriage equality supporters are “equality Nazis” who are "rubbing people’s noses in the dirt."

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Scotland’s marriage equality law to come into effect on New Year’s Eve

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
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Same-sex couples in Scotland will be able to plan New Year's Eve weddings, the date the country's marriage equality law comes into effect. Scottish Health Secretary Alex Neil said gay and lesbian couples will be able to marry beginning December 31, and couples in an existing civil partnership will also be able to change their relationship to a...

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UK study: Effects of childhood bullying still evident after 40 years

Monday, April 21, 2014
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Children who are bullied — and especially those who are frequently bullied — continue to be at risk for a wide range of poor social, health, and economic outcomes nearly four decades after being victimized, according to new research by King’s College London.

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Queen Elizabeth II gives royal approval to Scotland gay marriage law

Thursday, March 13, 2014
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LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday gave her royal stamp of approval to Scotland's Marriage and Civil Partnership Act 2014, clearing the way for same-sex marriage to begin by the end of the year.

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Scottish Parliament votes to legalize same-sex marriage

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Dan LittauerMarriage equality supporters celebrate the Scottish Parliament vote to legalize same-sex marriage in Scotland.
EDINBURGH, Scotland -- Scotland becomes the 17th country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage, after the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday passed the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill by an overwhelming majority.

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Scotland poised to legalize same-sex marriage with final vote this week

Sunday, February 2, 2014
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EDINBURGH, Scotland -- Scotland's could see its first same-sex marriages by July, as a bill to legalize marriage equality is expected to be passed overwhelmingly by Members of the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday.

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Scottish parliament announces date for final vote on same-sex marriage bill

Thursday, January 23, 2014
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EDINBURGH, Scotland -- The Scottish Parliament announced Tuesday that it scheduled the final debate and vote on its same-sex marriage legislation for February 4.

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Scottish parliament removes transgender spousal veto from marriage equality bill

Friday, January 17, 2014
Dan LittauerScottish Parliament in Edinburgh.
EDINBURGH, Scotland -- Scotland Parliament’s Equal Opportunities Committee on Thursday unanimously approved an amendment to remove the spousal veto from the country’s marriage equality bill.

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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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Westboro Baptist Church: Scotland’s ‘fag marriage’ caused deadly helicopter crash

Saturday, November 30, 2013
Jan Hollands (Twitter), via AP
Picture of the helicopter crash at the Clutha Bar in Glasgow, Scotland, on Nov. 29, 2013.
GLASGOW, Scotland -- The U.S.-based Westboro Baptist Church, home of anti-gay extremists famous for their “Gods Hate Fags” demonstrations, blamed a deadly helicopter crash in Glasgow on Saturday on the country's recent advancement of a same-sex marriage bill.

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