Sex and Gender

  • 11 Nov 2009

    Christian leaders around the world, particularly in the Anglican Communion, are being urged to condemn proposed legislation in Uganda which would introduce the death penalty for certain consensual homosexual acts.

  • 9 Nov 2009

    US Episcopal Bishop Stephen T. Lane of the Diocese of Maine has said he joins the "many Episcopalians [who] are deeply grieved" by Maine voters' rejection of that state's same-gender marriage law last week.

  • 6 Nov 2009

    Campaigners on HIV and AIDS have welcomed a decision by President Barack Obama to remove US entry restrictions based on HIV status and want others to follow his example.

  • 5 Nov 2009

    The Anglican Communion must oppose legislation which dehumanises, fails to protect, and makes pastoral care impossible for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, says Colin Coward. This is a moment of truth.

  • 5 Nov 2009

    What Christians do, or fail to do, regarding the abusive new anti-homosexuality bill in Uganda will affect their ability to witness to a God who does not abandon the abused and exploited, says Savi Hensman.

  • 5 Nov 2009

    Diplomatics representatives from the US and France are the latest to condemn a recently tabled anti-gay Bill in Uganda, which calls for the death penalty for "aggravated homosexuality".

  • 3 Nov 2009

    Two prominent Catholic theologians have strongly criticised attitudes influencing the church hierarchy over its stance on measures to prevent the spread of HIV-AIDS.

  • 30 Oct 2009

    A new report about bisexual people in the workplace has triggered debate about wider recognition of bisexuality, leading to calls for churches, workplaces and other institutions not to ignore bisexuals.

  • 29 Oct 2009

    Those who disagree with the allegedly homophobic views of a Norwich resident suspected of a hate incident have spoken up for her right to express them. Her supporters, on the other hand, have generally not issued statements showing such generosity or understanding.

  • 29 Oct 2009

    Supporters of gay, lesbian and bisexual people's rights have expressed support for the freedom of those who criticise them, casting doubt on claims by a Christian group who suggested that gay rights activists are trying to stifle free speech.