Time to reflect on Children’s Freedom of Belief in Schools

Humanist Society Scotland is calling on headteachers across the country to reflect on World Religion Day (19th January) as to how they meet their pupil’s UNCRC (United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child) Article 14 rights. Article 14…

Humanists urged to respond to Civil Partnership Bill

Humanist Society Scotland has submitted it’s response to the Scottish Parliament’s Equality and Human Rights Committee on the Civil Partnership Bill. This proposed bill will make mixed-sex civil partnerships legal in Scotland – something the charity has been campaigning for…

Humanist of the Year 2019

Paul Millar is announced as the winner of Humanist Society Scotland’s Gordon Ross Humanist of the Year award, the prize was awarded for Paul’s work with StreetCare Glasgow and his decision to become a live kidney donor.

2020 Daily Discovery Calendar

Packed full of science facts for every day of the year, our 2020 Daily Discovery A1 calendar wall chart is great for science loving kids and grown ups too! Get yours for only £12 delivered. PLUS for every one bought…

Humanist Society Scotland lead inclusive service of remembrance

A special inclusive service of remembrance is being held later this week for individuals of all faith and those who are non-religious. Remembrance services being held across the country this month will be conducted as part of Christian religious events, but…

Former HSS Treasurer Gordon Ross assisted suicide news

Members invited to nominate Humanist of the Year

Members of Humanist Society Scotland are being invited to nominate for the 2019 Gordon Ross Humanist of the Year Award. The award is named in memory of the Society’s former treasurer and right-to-die campaigner Gordon Ross. This annual award recognises…

Edinburgh Council delay decision on religious votes over schools

Edinburgh Council was due to take the decision on whether to maintain the unique position of certain faith groups on how the cities schools are run. However, after debate the council decided to delay the decision until November. The failure…

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