External Media News on Sexual Orientation
THE LIST: LGBTIQ+ film festival, Scottish folklore morning and comedy gigs among online events - including St Andrews (article in The Courier).
Uncovering forgotten lesbian history (article in The Times Higher Education).
ILGA-Europe’s annual benchmarking tool, which ranks 49 countries in Europe on their LGBTI equality laws and policies, reveals not only a standstill but a visible backslide on laws and policies safeguarding equality and human rights of LGBTI people: https://www.ilga-europe.org/rainboweurope/2019
The UK just elected a record number of LGBTQ people to Parliament (article in The Pink News).
LGBT people need straight allies to lend a helping hand (article in The Guardian).
LGBT Scotland History Timeline (PDF, 2,083 KB)
Righting the wrongs of historic discriminatory law - Same-sex sexual activity now lawful to be pardoned (article on The Scottish Government webpage) "Men convicted for same-sex sexual activity on the basis of discriminatory criminal laws will receive a full pardon, the Cabinet Secretary for Justice has announced."
- ILGA-Europe-Rainbow-Equality-Index-2016 (PDF, 6,173 KB)
- ILGA-Europe-Rainbow-Equality-Map-2016 (PDF, 1,223 KB)
- ILGA-World-Overview-2016 (PDF, 1,283 KB)
Gender-neutral bathrooms to be introduced in University of St Andrews buildings (article in The Saint).
Scotland rated best in Europe for LGBTI legal equality (reported by the Equality Network)
Offensive remarks made in offices (article in HR Grapevine).
Scotland tops gay equality league (article in The Guardian)
Scotland tops gay equality league (article in the BBC)
Scotland rated best country in Europe for LGBTI legal equality (article in STV)
Scotland rated best country in Europe for LGBTI legal equality (article in The Herald)
Scotland rated best country in Europe for LGBTI legal equality (article in Pink News)
Gay academic: 'I came out to all my colleagues in an email' (article in The Guardian)