SNP MEP Alyn Smith has signed up to the Principle 6 Campaign to highlight the Olympic principle of non-discrimination and call for an end to Russia’s anti-gay laws before the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
The European Union is upgrading its policy to defend the human rights of LGBTI people around the world in a move welcomed by SNP MEP Alyn Smith.Read more
SNP Alyn Smith has praised French politicians for approving a marriage bill allowing same-sex couples to marry today (Tuesday), despite vocal opposition from some conservatives.Read more
SNP MEP Alyn Smith has welcomed the news that New Zealand’s parliament have voted in favour of equal marriage, becoming the thirteenth country in the world and the first in the Asia-Pacific region.
The European Parliament has called for homophobia and transphobia to be included in the list of hate speech and violence punishable by EU law.Read more
Alyn Smith MEP has called on Scots to submit their own responses to the Scottish Government consultation on the Bill on equal marriage.Read more
SNP MEP Alyn Smith has praised the European Parliament for adopting a new report on fundamental rights the same day Scotland has become the first part of the UK to publish legislation to allow same-sex marriage.Read more