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Armstrong, Kenneth A (2003) "Contesting government, producing devolution: the repeal of "section 28" in Scotland", 23 Legal Studies 205



Barnes, Lesley-Anne (2007) "Gender identity and Scottish law: the legal response to transsexuality", 11 Edinburgh Law Review 162-186

Bell, Mark & Peter Cumper, (2003) "Reforming Section 28: Lessons for Westminster from Holyrood", 2003 EHRLR 400



Beneman, Willliam (2012) Men in Eden: William Drummond Stewart and same-sex desire in the Rocky Mountain fur trade; Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press


Bridger, Sophie and Catherine Somerville (2015) Unhealthy Attitudes, The treatment of LGBT people within health and social care organisations in Scotland; Glasgow, Stonewall Scotland

Bristow, Roger (2010) The Last Bohemians: The Two Roberts - Colquhoun and MacBryde; Bristol, Sansom & Co.



Campbell, A (1998) "Successful Sex in Succession: Sex in Dispute - The Forbes-Sempill case and possible implications 1995 Juridical Review 257-279 & 325-347 [Transsexual, Transgender]

Campbell, A I L & Kenneth McK Norrie (1998) "Homosexual Rights in Romer v. Evans: Animus Adverted" (1998) 27 Anglo-American Law Rev. 285 - 315

Cant B. & Hemmings S. (eds) (1988) Radical Records: Thirty years of lesbian and gay history, 1957-1987, London, Routledge. (This is a UK-based book but includes a contribution from SMG's Ian Dunn.)

Cant B. (ed) (1993) Footsteps and Witnesses: Lesbian and gay lifestories from Scotland, Edinburgh, Polygon. (Twenty three lifestories from lesbians and gay men living in Scotland.)

Cant B. (ed) (1997) Invented Identities: Lesbians and gays talk about migration, London, Cassell. (This is primarily a UK-based book but includes both a contribution from a gay man who migrated away from Scotland and a lesbian who migrated to Scotland.)

Cant B. (2004) "Facilitating Social Networks Among Gay Men", Sociological Research Online 9 (4) (This article engages with the ways in which gay men's social networks can be informed by their multiple identities; sexuality is only one factor, along with e.g. age, ethnicity, etc, which determines the networks in which gay men participate. This article is based upon a London study but raises issues of multiple identities which may be significant in a Scottish context.)

Cant B. (ed) (2008) Footsteps and Witnesses: Lesbian and gay lifestories from Scotland. Second edition. Edinburgh, Word Power Books. (This second edition includes eleven lifestories from lesbians and gay men living in Scotland from the 1993 edition and eleven lifestories as told in 2007.)

Chalmers, James (2005) 'Mandatory HIV and Hepatitis Testing: The Flaws in the Executive's Proposals', 2005 SCOLAG 116-119 (

Communities Scotland (2005) The housing and support needs of older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Scotland (Communities Scotland: Edinburgh) (


Cowen, Tim et al (2009) Everyone In, Working towards equality for minority ethnic lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Scotland; Edinburgh, Equality Network

Coyle, H (2008) 'A Tale of One City - A History of HIV/AIDS Policy-Making in Edinburgh -1982-1994', Edinburgh University PhD thesis

Cumper, Peter & Mark Bell (2003) "Reforming Section 28: Lessons for Westminster from Holyrood", 2003 EHRLR 400


Davidson, R and G Davis (2004) '"A Field for Private Members": The Wolfenden Committee and Scottish Homosexual Law Reform,1950-67, Twentieth Century British History, 15 (2004), 174-201.

Davidson, R and G Davis (2006) 'Sexuality and the State: The Campaign for Scottish Homosexual Law Reform, 1967-80', Contemporary British History, 20 (2006), 43-68.

Davidson, R (2008) 'The Cautionary Tale of Tom: The Male Homosexual Experience of Scottish Medicine in the 1970s and early 1980s', Journal of Scottish Historical Studies, 28.2, 122-138.

Davidson, R (2009) 'Law, Medicine and the Treatment of Homosexual Offenders in Scotland, 1950-80', in I Goold and C Kelly (eds) , Lawyers Medicine, Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2009.

Davidson, R (forthcoming) Psychiatry and Homosexuality in Mid-Twentieth-Century Edinburgh: The View from Jordanburn Nerve Hospital, History of Psychiatry. forthcoming 2009

Davis, G and R Davidson (2004) '"A Field for Private Members": The Wolfenden Committee and Scottish Homosexual Law Reform, 1950-67", Twentieth Century British History, 15 (2004), 174-201.

Davis, G and R Davidson (2006) 'Sexuality and the State: The Campaign for Scottish Homosexual Law Reform, 1967-80', Contemporary British History, 20 (2006), 43-68.

Dempsey, Brian (1995) "Pink Papers; An Annotated bibliography of lesbian and gay journals", USG; Edinburgh

Dempsey, Brian (1995) "Thon Wey; Aspects of Scottish lesbian and gay activism 1968-1992", USG; Edinburgh


Dempsey, Brian (1996) “’Historic’ result in lesbian stabbing case” 1996 (Feb) 101 Gay Scotland 3 Link to PDF to follow

Dempsey, Brian (1998) "Piecemeal to Equality; Scottish Gay Law Reform" in L Moran et al (eds), Legal Queeries (Cassells; London)

Dempsey, Brian (1999) "Section 28 - the repeal of "vindictive Tory legislation"", 1999 SCOLAG 144-147

Dempsey, Brian (2002) "Same-Sex Couples in Scots Law", 2002 SCOLAG 181-183, 191, 201-204

Dempsey, Brian (2003) "Men and Their Children as Victims of Domestic Abuse", 2003 SCOLAG 48

Dempsey, Brian (2004) "The Gender Recognition Bill, or Westminster ate my GeRBill", 2004 SCOLAG 183-185

Dempsey, Brian (2006) "By the Law of This and Every Well Governed Realm; Investigating Accusations of Sodomy in Nineteenth Century Scotland", 2006 Juridical Review 103-130

Dempsey, Brian (2008) "Scottish Jurists on sodomy", 2008 Juridical Review 73-94

Dempsey, Brian (2009) "Burden v Burden: 'disin' lesbians or decentring marriage", 2009 SCOLAG 35-38 & 58-63

Dempsey, Brian (2009) "They are a bit, ken, 'thon wey'" History Scotland Sept/Oct pp46-53 and Nov/Dec pp46-53 [An article on how to do Scottish lgbt history]

Dempsey, Brian (2010) "Trans People's Experience of Domestic Abuse" 2010 SCOLAG 208-212



Dempsey, Brian (2011) “Gender neutral laws and heterocentric policies: Domestic abuse as "gender based abuse" and same sex couples” (2011) 15 Edinburgh Law Review 381


Dempsey, Brian (2011) “Strange Bedfellows in the Pro-Marriage Campaigns” 2011 SCOLAG 162-164

Dempsey, Brian (2012) "Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people and the law" in Mark Mulhern (ed) Scottish life and Society: Law; Edinburgh, John Donald Publishing


Dempsey, Brian (2013) “Much Sound and Fury about Marriage Reform” 81 Scottish Law Gazette 34-36


Dempsey, Brian (2013) “Guide to the Marriage & Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill” 2013 SCOLAG 261


Dempsey, Brian (2014) LGBTI interests and the Scottish Referendum


Dempsey, Brian (2014) “An American Adventurer” 14:3 (May/June) History Scotland 56 (Review of William Beneman’s Men in Eden)


Dempsey, Brian (2015) “Opinion: Glasgow Free Pride – a terrible muddle?Kaleidoscot 21 July 2015


Dempsey, Brian (2015) Conference presentation - Love letters from 5190687 to 1533865 – the chance discovery of glimpses into gay life and identity in letters to a WWII Aberdour anti-aircraft battery

Dury, Richard (2004) Introduction to Strange Case of Mr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Edinburgh University Press [Includes discussion of homosexual theme]




Edwards, Lillian (2003) "Glasgow kisses and parental wishes: X v Y", 7 Edinburgh Law Review 101-107 (Discusses a case where a gay man and a lesbian couple dispute parental responsibilities and rights.)



Elliott, Patrick (2014) The Two Roberts, Robert Colquhoun and Robert MacBryde  [Illustrated catalogue of major exhibition at National Galleries of Scotland in 2014]


Evans David T (2002) “The ‘Other’ Scotland: Sexual citizenship and lesbigay identities” in Gerry Hassan & Chris Warhurst (eds) 2002 Anatomy of the New Scotland (Mainstream Publishing)





Faderman, L (1985) Scotch Verdict; Miss Pirie and Miss Woods v Dame Cumming Gordon Quartet Books: London



Ferguson, PW (2003) “Homosexual Offences” 2003 SLT 273

Fotheringham, J (1999) "Parental responsibilities and rights as for homosexual couples" 1999 SLT News, 337-339 (Case comment on an unreported case, R v F heard at Dunfermline Sheriff Court where parental responsibilities and rights were disputed between a birth mother and her female former partner.)



Galford, Ellen & Ken Wilson (2006) Rainbow City; Stories from Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Edinburgh (WordPower: Edinburgh)

Goldthorp, Jacqueline D. (2007) "Can Scottish public library services claim they are socially inclusive of all minority groups when lesbian fiction is still so inaccessible?", Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 39 (4) December 2007


Guasp, April (2013) Gay and Bisexual Men’s Health Survey Scotland; Glasgow, Stonewall Scotland





Hopkins, Konrad (1982) “The Strange Case of William Sharp/Fiona MacLeod “Wilfion”” 1982 Gay Scotland 19 PDF to follow


Kollman, Kelly & Matthew Waites (eds) (2009) The Global Politics of LGBT Human Rights, special issue of the journal Contemporary Politics (Routledge), forthcoming 2009 (Papers from "The Global Politics of LGBT Human Rights" conference at University of Glasgow organised by Matthew Waites and Kelly Kollman (Department of Politics), 16 November 2007.)


LGBT Housing Project (2007) Safe and Secure? LGBT experiences of social housing in Scotland (LGBT Housing Project) (


LGBT Youth Scotland (2014) Voices Unheard, LGBT Domestic Abuse and Gender Based Violence; Glasgow, LGBT Youth Scotland 


LGBT Youth Scotland (2015) Stronger Together, Guidance for women’s services on the inclusion of trans women (2nd ed); Glasgow, LGBT Youth Scotland 


LGBT Youth Scotland (2015) Life in Scotland for lgbt Young People, Safety; Glasgow, LGBT Youth Scotland 


LGBT Youth Scotland (2015) Life in Scotland for lgbt Young People, Community & Identity; Glasgow, LGBT Youth Scotland

Lyndesay, Robert, of Pittscottie (c.1570, reprinted 1899)Historie and Chronicles of Scotland Extract on the 1460 execution of an unnamed 'skartht yat was born of baith the kyndis maile and female' (ie a hermaphrodite or intersex person) (Chapt. 31, p145-6 of Volume 1 of the 1899 edition)]



Mackay, Andrew & Colin Morison (2000) The experience of violence and harassment of gay men in the city of Edinburgh (Scottish Executive Central Research Unit) (

McCall, Alison T (2005) “The Poetry and Life of Bessie Craigmyle; The Sappho of Strawberry Bank”, LXI, 2, no. 214 Autum 2005 Aberdeen University Review

McCall, Alison T (2008) “The love that never dared”, 2008 (March) The Leopard [available at]

McCall, Alison T (2008) There is Room for Roses in God’s World; Selected poems of Bessie Craigmyle, North East Genealogical Services [With brief biographical introduction about this woman-loving Aberdonian, born in 1863, who was also an educator and translator – some of these poems are available at]

McGonigal, James (2010) Beyond the Last Dragon; A Life of Edwin Morgan (Sandstone Press)


McGonigal, James and John Coyle (eds) (2015) Edwin Morgan, The Midnight Letterbox, Selected correspondence 1950-2010; Manchester, Carcanet


McIntyre, Elizabeth (2009) "Teacher discourse on lesbian, gay and bisexual pupils in Scottish schools", 25(4) Educational Psychology in Practice, 301-314


McNeil, Jay et al (2012) Trans mental health study 2012; Edinburgh, Equality Network

Meek, Jeffrey (2006) The Legal and Social Construction of the “Sodomite” in Scotland, 1885-1930. MSC thesis. Glasgow, Glasgow University.

Meek, Jeffrey, (2015) Queer Voices in Post-War Scotland: Male Homosexuality, Religion and Society (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2015)

Meek, Jeff (2015) Scottish churches, morality, and homosexual law reform, 1957 to 1980. Journal of Ecclesiastical History, 66(03), pp. 596-613.


Meek, Jeff (2015) 'The Mystery of Marie alias John Campbell, Renfrew, 1871', Kaleidoscot


Meek, Jeff (2015) 'Harry Whyte: The Gay Scot who Challenged Stalin', Kaleidoscot


Meek, Jeff (2014) Dinnae Meddle! Scotland and the Historiography of Homosexual Law Reform, Notches: Remarks on the History of Sexuality


Meek, Jeff (2014) 'Afterword: Scotland's Queer History', in Strachan, Z (ed) Out There: An Anthology of Scottish LGBT Writing, Glasgow: Freight.


Moonie, M (1998) “William Greenfield: gender and the transmission of literary culture” in Robert Crawford (ed) The Scottish Invention of English Literature (Cambridge University Press) [Crawford has referred to Greenfield as “the homosexual Professor of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres at Edinburgh University, Moderator of the Church of Scotland, and friend of Robert Burns who was sacked for his behaviour and airbrushed out of history”, Robert Crawford (ed) (1997) Launch-site for English Studies (Verse) p3]


Morison, Colin & Andrew Mackay (2000) A Report on a Research Project Examining the Experience of Violence and Harassment of Gay Men in the City of Edinburgh (Scottish Executive Central Research Unit) (

Morton, J (2008) Transgender Experiences in Scotland (Scottish Transgender Alliance) ]available at] 




Norrie, Kenneth McK (1988) "Section 28: Symbolic and Meaningless Legislation" (1988) 33 Journal of the Law Society of Scotland 310

Norrie, Kenneth McK (1989) "How to Promote Homosexuality: A Guide for Schools and Colleges" (1989) 152 Scolag 74

Norrie, Kenneth McK (1990) "Transsexuals, the Right to Marry and Voidable Marriages in Scots Law" 1990 Scots Law Times (News) 353

Norrie, Kenneth McK (1992) "Incest and the Forbidden Degrees of Marriage in Scots Law" (1992) 37 Journal of the Law Society of Scotland 216

Norrie, Kenneth McK (1994) "Reproductive Technology, Transsexualism and Homosexuality: New Problems for International Private Law" (1994) 43 ICLQ 757

Norrie, Kenneth McK (1996) "Parental Pride: Adoption and the Gay Man" 1996 SLT (News) 321 - 325

Norrie, Kenneth McK & A I L Campbell (1998) "Homosexual Rights in Romer v. Evans: Animus Adverted" (1998) 27 Anglo-American Law Rev. 285 - 315

Norrie, Kenneth McK (2000) "Stay Standing if You Like Gay People" (2000) Scolag 34-37

Norrie, Kenneth McK (2000) "We Are Family (Sometimes): Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Relationships After Fitzpatrick" (2000) 4 Edin. LR 256-282

Norrie, Kenneth McK (2000) "Constitutional Challenges to Sexual Orientation Discrimination" (2000) 49 ICLQ 755-778

Norrie, Kenneth McK (2000) "Marriage is for Heterosexuals: May the Rest of Us be Saved from It" (2000) 12 Ch & Fam. LQ 363 - 369

Norrie, Kenneth McK (2003) "Would Scots Law Recognise a Dutch Same-sex Marriage?" (2003) 7 Edinburgh Law Review 147-173

Norrie, Kenneth McK (2003) "Contact, Welfare and the Right to (Gay) Family Life" 2003 SLT (News) 23-27

Norrie, Kenneth McK (2004) "Bellinger v. Bellinger, the House of Lords and the Gender Recognition Bill" (2004) 8 Edin LR 93-99

Norrie, Kenneth McK (2005) "What the Civil Partnership Act 2004 Does Not Do" 2005 SLT (News) 35-40

Norrie, Kenneth McK (2005) "Marriage and Civil Partnership for Same-Sex Couples: The International Imperative" (2005) 1 Journal of International Law and International Relations 249 - 260

Norrie, Kenneth McK (2006) "Recognition of Foreign Relationships Under the Civil Partnership Act 2004" (2006) 2 Journal of Private International Law 137-167



Otton, Garry (2001) Sexual Fascism; Edinburgh: Ganymede [Detailed examination of homophobia in Scottish newspapers]

OurStory Scotland (2007) "Queer stories" in Scottish Arts Council (Ed.), Firing the imagination 2: Arts and community learning and development. Edinburgh: Scottish Arts Council. 24 - 25. Also available at: [This describes the Queer Stories project of OurStory Scotland. The project was selected by the Scottish Arts Council as an example of best practice of informal learning through the arts.]




Parry, Jann (2010) Different Drummer - The Life Of Kenneth Macmillan; London: Faber

Playdon, Z J (1996) "The Case of Ewan Forbes: Could a mysterious cover up have led to 26 years of legal nightmares for the UK's transsexual population?" available at




Rahman, Momin (2004) "The shape of equality: Discursive deployments during the Section 28 repeal in Scotland" 7(2) Sexualities 150-166


Rankin, Sam, James Morton and Matthew Bell (2015) Complicated? Bisexual people’s experiences of and ideas for improving services; Edinburgh, Equality Network 



Riach, Alan (2015) The International Companion to Edwin Morgan (ASLS)

Roch, Amy, James Morton & Graham Ritchie (2010) Out of Sight, Out of Mind?: Transgender People's Experiences of Domestic Abuse (LGBT Youth Scotland & Equality Network) 



Ross, Margaret L (1997) “Attitudes to sexual orientation in adoption law” 1:3 Edinburgh Law Review 370-381

Roughead, William (1930) Bad Companions (W Green: Edinburgh) (includes "Closed Doors: or the great Drumsheugh Case" on Jane Pirie and Marianne Woods case 1812 and "Pretty Fanny's Way: or the Importance of being Ernest" on Scottish angle to Boulton and Parks case 1870)




Sinclair, Cecil (1984) “Fifteen Gay Scottish Years” 1984 Gay Scotland 9 & 11 PDF to follow


Siraj, Asifa (2011) “Isolated, Invisible, and in the Closet: The Life Story of a Scottish Muslim Lesbian” 15:1 Journal of Lesbian Studies 99-121


Scottish Transgender Alliance (2012) Scottish Trans Health Conference Report, 2012; Edinburgh, Equality Network


Scottish Transgender Alliance (2012) Changing for the Better, A Guide for Employers (2nd ed); Edinburgh, Equality Network 


Stonewall Scotland (2012) The School Report, The experiences of gay young people in Scotland’s schools in 2012; Glasgow, Stonewall 


Stonewall Scotland (2012) Living Together, Scottish attitudes to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in 2012; Glasgow, Stonewall Scotland 


Stonewall Scotland (2013) Homophobic Hate Crime, The gay British crime survey 2013, Scotland cornerstone document; Glasgow, Stonewall Scotland 


Stonewall Scotland (2014) The Teachers’ Report 2014, Homophobic bullying in Scotland’s schools; Glasgow, Stonewall 


Stonewall Scotland (2014) Your Services, Your Say, LGBT people’s experience of public services in Scotland; Glasgow, Stonewall Scotland 

Stonewall Scotland (2014) Your Services, Your Say, Consultation Report; Glasgow, Stonewall Scotland  


Stonewall Scotland (2015) Stonewall Top Scottish Employers 2015;


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Valentine, Jaime (2008) "Narrative Acts: Telling Tales of Life and Love with the Wrong Gender", Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 9(2) - Looking at some of the work of Our Story Scotland.


Waites, Matthew & Kelly Kollman (eds) (2009) The Global Politics of LGBT Human Rights, special issue of The Journal Contemporary Politics (Routledge)

Whyte, Christopher (ed.) (1995) Gendering the Nation: studies in modern Scottish literature (Edinburgh University Press)

Wilson, Phil, et al (2005) Scottish Transgender Survey - Final Report