Former Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt granted peerage

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“Ruth’s 14 years at the charity has been marked by extraordinary progress in our mission to build acceptance for LGBT people” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE ANDY TYLER. The former chief executive of leading LGBTQI charity Stonewall, Ruth Hunt, has been granted a peerage in the latest Resignations Peerages list alongside 19 others. The Prime Minister’s [….]

NEWS: Is Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson about to quit?

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Tory sources say announcement is “imminent” BY DIVA STAFF. IMAGE WIKICOMMONS Ruth Davidson could be about to quit as leader of the Scottish Conservative party because of “irreconcilable differences with Boris Johnson over Brexit and the pressures of motherhood” according to reports by The Guardian newspaper today. Davidson, who has been Leader of the Scottish Conservative Party since 2011, [….]

What could Brexit mean for LGBTQI communities?

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Nicole Garcia Merida visits Parliament to find out more about the LGBT Brexit Impact Assessment BY NICOLE GARCIA MERIDA Launched in Parliament at the beginning of March 2019 by Gay Star News and LGBT+ For A People’s Vote, the LGBT+ Brexit Impact Assessment explores how Brexit might impact LGBTQI communities here in the UK. I [….]

Kezia Dugdale: Brexit is not inevitable

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The former Scottish Labour leader talks Brexit, IndyRef2, and her proudest moment in parliament so far In this month’s issue of DIVA magazine, we talk to Scottish Labour politician Kezia Dugdale about life after the jungle. Here, in a divamag.co.uk exclusive, she tells us how her views on Scottish independence have changed, and why she [….]