Scottish gay and bisexual rights across Europe top
Scotland in Europe for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender and androgynous equality in law status of the best areas.
Scotland in the gay rights group international lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender and androgynous association (ILGA) released by the "rainbow" index level with 92% ranked first, above the overall ranking.
Equality campaigners say, the ranking to realize incremental measures on issues related to Scotland.In spite of this, they think, equal rights to reach 100%, still need more efforts.
For lesbian, gay, bisexual and other sexual orientation to minority rights activities of ILGA with index of the "rainbow" look at European countries to the related people in employment, marriage, parents, rights, and the bisexual people and transgender people admitted that its performance as well as measures to crack down on hate crimes.
In 2014, the Scottish law to allow gay marriage, making it the achievement on the index reached 92%, higher than the second British (86%).
Due to the lack of England and wales for the legal protection of the androgynous, and Northern Ireland "in a series of field failure on" respect for the gay community, the overall ranking in the ranking of this index will be lower.
ILGA policy and public affairs spokesman said: "the Scottish ranked first in gay and bisexual rights, is the effort of activists, politicians consult relevant people and through the gradual measures"."In spite of this, we know that, because for lesbian, gay, bisexual and his crowd full equality in Scotland, there are many things to do, we are warned against complacency"."At the same time, with the gay people, bisexual people obtain legal rights and fully affirmative in our daily life there is a big difference between".
Belgium ranked third in the index of the "rainbow", Malta, 4 Sweden. 5.Azerbaijan, Russia, Armenia, Ukraine and Monaco is of the lowest rank.