Well done Joe and Malx!

Scotland’s first same-sex weddings took place at the stroke of midnight on Hogmanay as Joe and Malx became the first to tie-the-knot in a marriage ceremony following the passage of Scotland’s historic equal marriage legislation earlier this year. The first…

Statement from Chair of the Board of Trustees

With only one week to go until the first same-sex marriages take place, the Humanist Society Scotland would like to take the opportunity to wish all couples celebrating their love the very best for the future. As Chair of the…

New milestone for marriage equality in Scotland

This morning (16 December 2014) the secondary legislation necessary to allow the first same-sex marriage to take place on Hogmanay (31 December) will come into effect. Signed into law yesterday by Scottish Government Minister Marco Biagi the secondary legislation will…

HSS react to the Smith Commission Report

We welcome the publication of the Smith Commission Report today. The Commission has recommended devolution of a range of responsibilities for the Scottish Parliament which will make the Parliament more accountable to the people of Scotland. We also acknowledge, however,…

Religious Representatives and Campaign Update

 Unelected Religious Representatives It was announced in today’s Sunday Herald that a members’ bill from Independent MSP John Finnie (Local Government Accountability and Transparency Bill) will not proceed. The consultation garnered 207 replies, and unfortunately only 17% of the responses…

Times Education Supplement (Scotland) carries our petition

A controversial opt-out clause on gay marriage puts children’s learning and well-being at risk by giving church leaders a greater say than health experts, campaigners warned this week. Read more here. Share on: FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestEmail

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