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

| Monday, April 21, 2014
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
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
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
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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Scottish Parliament advances marriage equality bill

| Wednesday, November 20, 2013
EDINBURGH, Scotland -- The Scottish Parliament voted 98-15 Wednesday evening to advance legislation that would bring marriage equality to Scotland as early as March 2014.

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Hillary Clinton delivers pro-LGBT rights speech at Scotland University ceremony

| Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Hillary Clinton
ST ANDREWS, Scotland -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivered an impassioned speech supporting human rights and equality for LGBT people as she received an honorary degree Tuesday from St. Andrew’s University in Scotland.

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