Scotland Seems to Be Stalling in Its Push for Trans Rights
The country's holding another consultation on a legal statute called the Gender Recognition Act. Confused? Here's what that actually means.
Sex Workers Are Fighting to Unionise in Scotland
They're trying to keep Holyrood from introducing laws that would criminalise their clients and compromise their safety.
Home Coming: Stirling
A tour of a writer's hometown, one painful memory at a time.
Scottish Restaurant Investigated for Selling 'Spicy Aardvark' Pizza
It's a mix of "mince, chicken, and lamb", said a worker, but the local council is investigating anyway.
Man Tracks Down Garlic Sauce Attackers, Attacks Them with Garlic Sauce
After the first incident, Cameron Paton acquired his own container of garlic sauce—“the ones you get with pizza”—to keep in his car.
Three Men Vanished From a Scottish Island 100 Years Ago and People Are Still Looking
The disappearance at the turn of the 20th century still fascinates over a century later.
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Glasgow, Goth-Pop and Romance: Meet The Ninth Wave
We're premiering a new video from the duo, “Used To Be Yours”. Here's everything you need to know about them.
Inside Scotland's New and Only LGBTQ+ Bookshop
We spoke to the founders of Category Is Books about being one of just two LGBTQ+ bookshops in the UK, and the importance of queer spaces that aren't fuelled by alcohol.
The Artists Bringing LGBT+ Narratives into Scottish Folk Music
We hung out with the musicians in Bogha-frois, a new collective pulling trad folk out of its strict hetero boundaries.
I Went to an Islamic Exorcism in the Back of a Glaswegian Nail Salon
Turns out it's as good a place as any to cleanse your soul of evil spirits.
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6 Scottish Women Were Killed By Men They Previously Reported to Police
New Freedom of Information data reveals the number of women who died over the last three years even after reporting their partners or exes to Police Scotland for threatening behaviour.
Buckfast Sales Soar After Scotland Introduces Minimum Pricing on Booze
With budget ciders like Frosty Jack’s now subject to minimum alcohol pricing, Scots are turning to the infamous fortified wine.