Sex and Gender

  • 29 Apr 2010

    The Christian Party's parliamentary candidate for Croydon Central, Rev James Gitau, has admitted that he was a member of the far-right BNP until earlier this month.

  • 27 Apr 2010

    The Westminster Declaration, a statement drawn up by conservative Christian groups ahead of the election, has been criticised by the former chair of Christians in Politics.

  • 23 Apr 2010

    David Cameron claims that the apparently homophobic remarks of two of his front bench team do not represent the Conservative Party's real attitudes to same-sex relationships. But his comments about “families” in yesterday's Leaders' Debate illustrate an attitude to society that still upholds only one type of relationship as the ideal.

  • 23 Apr 2010

    The Conservative Party are struggling to fight off allegations of homophobia, after Julian Lewis became the second shadow minister in a month to make comments regarded as anti-gay.

  • 22 Apr 2010

    The Supreme Court ruled yesterday that individuals should not be kept on the Sex Offenders' Register for life without the possibility of review.

  • 20 Apr 2010

    Thought the headline might get your attention.

  • 18 Apr 2010

    The Labour Party has been criticised by equality campaigners after launching an LGBT Manifesto that fails to commit the party to legal equality for same-sex marriages.

  • 15 Apr 2010

    Human rights and gay campaigner Peter Tatchell, an atheist, has praised Catholic bishops for rejecting baseless claims that being gay is linked to abusing children.

  • 11 Apr 2010

    Equality campaigners say that they remain worried by the Conservative Party's ambiguous stance on gay rights, despite a meeting with the Shadow Chancellor, George Osborne.

  • 10 Apr 2010

    The first week of the Conservative Party's election campaign has reminded me of the series of books entitled Where's Wally?, in which readers are challenged to search for a glimpse of an individual who has been made almost invisible. Since the Shadow Home Secretary, Chris Grayling, was recorded attacking the rights of same-sex couples, the Tories have kept him in the background, despite his senior position in their party.