The number of hate crimes targeting people in the north and north-east because of their sexual orientation has soared in the last two years.
A LGBT+ charity has made a desperate appeal for funds to ensure it continue its work in Grampian.
Work is underway to open a new base to provide advice and support for LGBT+ residents in Aberdeen.
Dozens of community groups across Scotland are celebrating after receiving a share of more than £1million of National Lottery cash.
Organisers of the north-east’s pride parade have received a £10,000 lottery boost.