Commentary by Symon Hill

  • June 29, 2011

    I am currently on a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia, walking from Birmingham to London between 16 June and 1 July. For more details and updates, please see:...

  • June 26, 2011

    I am currently on a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia, walking from Birmingham to London between 16 June and 1 July. For more details and updates, please see:...

  • June 23, 2011

    I am currently on a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia, walking from Birmingham to London between 16 June and 1 July. For more details and updates, please see:...

  • June 22, 2011

    I am currently on a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia, walking from Birmingham to London between 16 June and 1 July. For more details and updates, please see:...

  • June 22, 2011

    I am currently on a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia, walking from Birmingham to London between 16 June and 1 July. For more details and updates, please see:...

  • June 19, 2011

    I am currently on a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia, walking from Birmingham to London between 16 June and 1 July. For more details and updates, please see...

  • June 18, 2011

    I am currently walking from Birmingham to London as a pilgrimage of repentance for homophobia. This post appeared originally on the website for my pilgrimage on Saturday 18 June. Please see...

  • June 18, 2011

    I am currently walking from Birmingham to London as a pilgrimage of repentance for homophobia. This post appeared originally on the website for my pilgrimage on Friday 17 June. See http://www.repenting.wordpress.com.

  • June 16, 2011

    If I said that I’d been on an emotional rollercoaster, I might sound like a contestant on the X Factor. However, I’ve been through an extremely wide range of emotion since yesterday evening, when I launched my pilgrimage of repentance for...

  • June 15, 2011

    In 1997, I described opposition to same-sex relationships as being a matter of "God's opinion", rather than my own. This week, I will begin a walk of 160 miles from Birmingham to London as a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia. As I...

  • June 14, 2011

    For some time, I’ve been getting in training for my walk of repentance for homophobia, which begins this week.

  • June 8, 2011

    Concerns about young people have made the news this week. There are fears of "sexualisation" and "radicalisation". Both words imply that young people cannot make choices themselves, but only passively accept what is imposed on them. And they...

  • May 31, 2011

    The media this morning (31 May) are very excited about a survey showing that nearly two-thirds of people aged 20 to 45 in the UK expect never to own their own home. Most of the coverage did not even mention that the survey also revealed that...

  • May 22, 2011

    It is now less than four weeks before I begin walking from Birmingham to London as a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia. I'm delighted with the support and encouragement I've received and I'm very pleased to report that details of...

  • May 18, 2011

    To tackle homophobia, we need to understand it. Recent years have seen a backlash against LGBT rights in the UK. This is partly because changing views on sexuality have become a focus for people alarmed by the declining status of what they regard...