Humanist Society Chief Executive

The Chief Executive of Humanist Society Scotland, Gordon MacRae, is to step down after four years leading the charity. Gordon will take up a new post with a Scottish charity later this year and everyone at the Society wish him…

48 hours to End Scotland’s Blasphemy Law

A Scottish Government Consultation on Hate Crime will close on the 24th February and Humanist Society Scotland is encouraging supporters to respond and call for an end to Scotland’s Blasphemy law. You can access the consultation by clicking here. There is…

Humanist message on Hope at the Scottish Parliament

On 19th February, Vanessa Smith, a registered celebrant with Humanist Society Scotland led Time for Reflection at the Scottish Parliament on the theme of Hope. Good afternoon. It is lovely to be invited to be here with you by virtue…

Scottish Darwin Day Celebrations

Darwin Day (12th February) was marked by members of Humanist Society Scotland as they gave away 210 free succulent desk plants to the public celebrate 210 years since Darwin was born. Commenting on the plant giveaway Humanist Society Scotland Campaign…

Regional Celebrant Recruitment Open

Every year Humanist Society Scotland Registered Celebrants prepare and deliver thousands of unique, personal and meaningful ceremonies to celebrate life, love and family. These ceremonies include Naming and Welcoming Ceremonies, Funerals, and Wedding and Civil Partnership Ceremonies. The role of…

New Humanist Society research reveals tolerance of Scots

A new research report by Humanist Society Scotland has shown that tolerance in Scotland to people of different faiths or none in Scotland is very high amongst the Scottish public. However the report authors, Humanist Society Scotland, cite concern about…

Humanist Society host first Festive Memorial Service

Four Humanist Society Scotland registered celebrants will host a Festive Memorial service on Sunday 16th December. The service, starting at 11am, will take place at the beautiful Clyde Coast and Garnock Valley Crematorium just outside Largs. Jennifer Buchan, Maggie Kinloch, Viv…

Hate Crime Consultation “missed opportunity” say Humanists

The Scottish Government have launched a consultation on reviewing Scotland’s Hate Crime Laws. Humanist Society Scotland made representations on a number of issues and had raised the prospect of using the legislation to scrap Scotland’s outdated Blasphemy law as part…

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