Scotland’s First Minister apologizes for gay convictions

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Scotland’s devolved government today (November 7) issued an apology to men that had previously been convicted of same-sex activity that is no longer illegal. It simultaneously passed new legislation that would allow them to clear their names and see such convictions wiped from criminal records. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told the country’s parliament that it … Continue reading



Scotland’s Kilty Pleasure

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If there is one thing that most Scots like more than most, its an excuse for a party, and  naturally if you are gay and Scottish you will probably want to do that with even more energy and booze  (etc) than the rest.  Just when they have about recovered from Hogmanay (the exhausting way that … Continue reading



SQIFF : Scotland's new Queer Film Festival

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The first edition of the ambitious groundbreaking new Scottish Queer International Film Festival kicks off on September 24th in Glasgow and queerguru welcomes Scotland’s first ever inclusive celebration of queer cinema. For four days in different venues around our favorite Scottish city SQIFF is programming a mix of international feature films with  a dedicated strand … Continue reading



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