By Lynn Rusk Over half of Brits want to do more to tackle derogatory anti-LGBT language at […]
by Stephanie Abbot
When you flick, click or switch to the sport section of a newspaper or website, you don’t often see Roller Derby in the headlines.
However, here in Edinburgh, the Auld Reekie Roller girls are preparing for an all Scottish tournament coming up on Saturday 26th November . The local team, put together in 2008, was the first Scottish members of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) and now has over 100 members.
Named after ‘Old Smoky’ , an affectionate Scottish term given to Edinburgh, The team prides itself on its inclusiveness, welcoming women of all backgrounds, this also means trans-women. The team require players be at least 18 or over.
By Claudie Qumsieh Victims of homophobic bullying are being remembered today as hundreds of thousands of people wear purple […]
by Anna Fenton After 35 years of running a helpline for gay and lesbian people in Edinburgh and […]
By Ashley Toner The Offences (Aggravation by Prejudice) (Scotland) Bill is currently going through the Scottish Parliament. If […]