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Issue No. 2482

Coming Oot! A Fabulous History of Gay Scotland

This programme looks at the changing situation for LGBT people in Scotland, using eyewitness testimony and archive material.

The programme rightly argues that LGBT people have won gains.

But its claim that the change has been near revolutionary—with LGBT people going from being “pariahs” to “Scotland’s pride”—is a little too simplistic.

Originally on BBC Scotland. BBC Iplayer: bbc.co.uk/iplayer/search?q=coming+oot

... Sings Dylan II

BBC Four has brought together an impressive compilation of different artists’ takes on folk legend Bob Dylan.

From Joan Baez and KT Tunstall’s haunting melodies to Siouxsie and the Banshees’ raw energy, fans will find it worth a listen.

Originally on BBC Four. BBC Iplayer: bbc.co.uk/iplayer/search?q=...+Sings+Dylan+II

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Tue 1 Dec 2015, 17:32 GMT
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