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EUSA apologise for “tone deaf” instagram post

The Edinburgh University Students’ Association has apologised after posting a heavily criticised Instagram story which suggested incorporating LGBT+ history month into the decoration of pancakes. The post, which has now been deleted, proposed that students “combine celebrations of Pancake Day with LGBT+ History Month to add some sparkle to (their) February,” and featured a picture […]

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In conversation with PrideSoc’s Jaime Prada

Jaime Prada, referring to the beige-brown second-hand polo shirt they are wearing, says, “This is someone’s granddad’s shirt. You haven’t seen me in person but everything I buy, I always have to size down because nothing ever fits me.” They shift the camera to reveal a sewing machine and then shows me the rest of […]

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Pardon act for historical same-sex offences comes into effect

A Scottish Parliament act pardoning convictions under historical anti-gay laws came into effect in Scotland on 15 October. The Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards)(Scotland) Act 2018 issues pardons to those who were convicted under now-repealed laws discriminating against men engaging in same-sex sexual activity and allows them to apply to have their convictions wiped […]