Leading HIV and sexual health charities in Scotland call on next Leader of the SNP and First Minister of Scotland to tackle transmission of HIV in Scotland as a matter of urgency

Graham Robson March 15, 2023

In a letter to the leadership candidates, Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland, Waverley Care and National AIDS Trust are asking that the next First Minister commits their personal support for Scotland’s goal of eliminating new transmission of HIV by 2030

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LGBTQ+ organisations’ concern as two SNP candidates have not confirmed they would continue with government equality commitments

Graham Robson March 14, 2023

National LGBTQ+ organisations in Scotland have expressed deep concern that two out of three of the candidates for SNP leadership have not confirmed that they would continue with existing Scottish Government equality commitments. The organisations wrote to all three candidates two weeks ago. With voting starting on Monday, March 13, only Humza Yousaf has replied. […]

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In The South

Nicola Sturgeon to apologise for historic criminalisation of gay men in Scotland

Besi Besemar October 29, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland, is to make a statement of apology to people convicted in the past under Scotland’s historical discriminatory “homosexual offences” laws. The apology will be made in the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday November 7, to coincide with the publication of a bill to give a pardon for such convictions.

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