scotland

Harm Reduction

The Unique Way Glasgow Takes Drugs Is Killing Its Drug Users

Drug users are dying at a horrific rate in Scotland, and it's because of the way they use those drugs.
Eve Livingston
7.19.19
LGBTQ

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.
Zing Tsjeng
6.27.19
sex work

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.
Megan Wallace
6.27.19
Home Coming

Home Coming: Stirling

A tour of a writer's hometown, one painful memory at a time.
James Greig
5.29.19
food news

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.
Bettina Makalintal
5.11.19
crime

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.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.24.19
history

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.
Mack Lamoureux
4.5.19
Here's the Deal With...

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.
Daisy Jones
4.3.19
Books

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.
Katie Goh
1.31.19
lgbtqia

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.
Ross McIndoe
1.21.19
Stuff

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.
Nick Chester, Photos: Andrew Perry
1.15.19
Broadly

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.
Sirin Kale
11.23.18
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