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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
A golden sunset over the water on the Isle of Man.

Humanist Society welcomes vote in favour of assisted dying on Isle of Man

Humanist Society welcomes vote in favour of assisted dying on Isle of Man
Jennifer Buchan delivers our opening thoughts at the conference. She has blonde hair and a red shawl and stands at a podium.

Humanist Society Conference 2023: chair’s opening speech

Humanist Society Conference 2023: chair’s opening speech

Humanist Society interview series: Becky Kenton-Lake on Stop Climate Chaos Scotland’s new climate manifesto

Humanist Society interview series: Becky Kenton-Lake on Stop Climate Chaos Scotland’s new climate manifesto
Portrait shot of Jade Stein. She wears a black jumper with necklace and has red hair tied in a bun on top of her head.

Humanist Society interview series: Jade Stein of Engender on decriminalising abortion

Humanist Society interview series: Jade Stein of Engender on decriminalising abortion
An uopened letter with a wax seal across the flap sits on a table.

Writing to reach you: our unanswered letters on assisted dying to Humza Yousaf and his health secretary

Writing to reach you: our unanswered letters on assisted dying to Humza Yousaf and his health secretary
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
The Edinburgh skyline in black and white, with spires and classical columns rising up.

New poll shows disabled people in Scotland overwhelmingly support assisted dying

New poll shows disabled people in Scotland overwhelmingly support assisted dying
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
Humza Yousaf talks at a podium in front of a black curtain. He wears a blue suit and tartan tie.

Humza Yousaf turns down meeting with Humanist Society on assisted dying

Humza Yousaf turns down meeting with Humanist Society on assisted dying