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A teacher with red hair and a black top leans over two students of about eight years old, one in a grey jumper and one in a red festive jumper with Minnie Mouse and a snowflake on. Both are writing on sheets of paper.

Humanist Society seeking help on research project about faith schools

Humanist Society seeking help on research project about faith schools
Kate Forbes delivers a talk on a stage with blue curtains behind her, wearing a teal dress and holding papers.

Kate Forbes and the return of anti-abortion politics

Kate Forbes and the return of anti-abortion politics
Dave Brackenridge, wearing a black jumper with a microphone in his hand and lectern infront of him, evangelises to an audience live on YouTube.

Humanist Society comments on links between evangelical pastor and charity working in primary schools

Humanist Society comments on links between evangelical pastor and charity working in primary schools
Aerial shot of a large group attending a remembrance event, standing in a circle round a memorial, in Wick.

Humanist Society interview series: celebrant Linda Smith on humanist remembrance

Humanist Society interview series: celebrant Linda Smith on humanist remembrance
Humza Yousaf and Michael Matheson sit in a circle of people on chairs having a discussion. Humza wears a suit and Michael wears a shirt and tie.

Large majority of religious people in Scotland support assisted dying, new poll shows

Large majority of religious people in Scotland support assisted dying, new poll shows

No higher power has the right to dictate the terms of our death

No higher power has the right to dictate the terms of our death
The Danish Parliament building at Christiansborg, with multi-storey stone wings and a central spire.

Our CEO talks Danish blasphemy laws on BBC Scotland

Our CEO talks Danish blasphemy laws on BBC Scotland
A view of Edinburgh City Chambers, a set of neoclassical stone buildings forming a courtyard with archways in front.

Edinburgh Council removes voting rights from religious reps on education committee

Edinburgh Council removes voting rights from religious reps on education committee
James Calder smiles at the camera. He has short strawberry blond hair and wears a matt pink shirt with no tie and a grey suit jacket. He is standing in front of a hedge.

Humanist Society interview series: James Calder, Fife councillor for fair school votes

Humanist Society interview series: James Calder, Fife councillor for fair school votes
A black and white photograph of a wedding ceremony, taken from the back of the ceremony hall/room looking down between two aisles of guests to the couple and celebrant. To the left, Kendal wears a black dress with white pattern and smiles at the couple. To the right is a bride wearing a white dress and groom in suit with kilt. They both smile and laugh.

Humanist Society interview series: Kendal Delaney

Humanist Society interview series: Kendal Delaney
A humanist celebrant conducting a wedding ceremony for a couple, Andrew and Callum. The photo is taken mid-vows in front of flower wreaths and a large window looking out to fields. The celebrant wears a blue dress and raises a hand. The couple stand either side of her in magenta velvet suits.

Far more humanist weddings than Christian ceremonies in 2022: National Records of Scotland

Far more humanist weddings than Christian ceremonies in 2022: National Records of Scotland