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Dr. Who’s LGBTQ Press Release Undermines its Legacy of Representation

Peter Capaldi will be back for his final series of Doctor Who, premiering on Saturday 15 April. He will star alongside the new companion Bill Potts, played by Pearl Mackie, who is being touted as the first openly LGBT companion. However, this appears insulting and misleading to any long-term fan of the programme, who will […]

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50:50 representation is key to Scottish politics

Only a few weeks ago, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon publicly backed the 50:50 campaign. Supporting the introduction of legislative quotas which ensure 50% representation for women on public boards, councils and in Scottish Parliament by 2020, this campaign is a huge, meaningful step towards closing the startling gender gap in Scottish politics. In a letter […]