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Nicola Sturgeon makes gender recognition pledge

This issue has received widespread reporting in the media.  Here is a selection. BBC News: Nicola Sturgeon makes gender recognition pledge The Scotsman: Nicola Sturgeon unveils new gay rights package The Herald: Scotland to give legal recognition to people who are neither male nor female Daily Record: Nicola Sturgeon vows to reform law in Scotland to give legal …

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The Herald: We have failed to come to terms with the fact that Christendom has gone

Free Kirk Moderator: We have failed to come to terms with the fact that Christendom has gone Brian Donnelly, Senior News Reporter Scotland’s church leaders should “stop living in denial” about the state of Christianity, the Free Church Moderator has said in his Easter message. Rev David Robertson, the Free Kirk Moderator, also challenged research …

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The Herald: Leading churchman embarrassed by MSPs protest against Ghana's handling of LGBT issues

SOURCE: David Ross at HeraldScotland.com Leading churchman embarrassed by MSPs protest against Ghana’s handling of LGBT issues The Free Kirk Moderator has apologised to Ghana’s President for the ‘embarrassing’ behaviour of MSPs during the African leader’s recent visit to Holyrood, and has singled out Tory leader Ruth Davidson for criticism. Rev David Robertson said he …

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David Bowie’s death, grief, and the frustration of a society that has nothing to offer the lonely

It was a shock. Of course it was. Make your coffee, switch on the radio and you hearLife on Mars on Radio 4. What had happened? Had Bowie died? Indeed he had. An unconventional celebrity life, with an unconventional celebrity death. In this age of social media, gossip columns and photographers desperate for that one image, …

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