Stonewall Awards 2012

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The Stonewall Awards for 2012]] were held on 1 November,[1] with the award of "Bigot of the Year" to Cardinal Keith O'Brien drawing protest from the Catholic Church in Scotland,[2][3] of which he was head. Criticism of the bigot award from the winner of the Politician of the Year award, Ruth Davidson, lead to her being "booed off-stage".[4]


  1. "Stonewall Awards 2012"
  2. "Storm over Stonewall's Cardinal Keith O'Brien 'bigot' award". BBC News, 2 November 2012
  3. Severin Carrell, "Catholic leaders furious at Stonewall's 'bigot' award for Cardinal Keith O'Brien", The Guardian, 2 November 2012
  4. Scott Roberts, "Scottish Tory Leader booed at Stonewall Awards". Pink News, 2 November 2012.