Category - homophobia

  • 16 Nov 2010

    As news of a royal engagement was announced, a gay couple were refused permission to marry after they declined the option of a civil partnership.

  • 2 Nov 2010

    A register office has refused a Christian minister permission for a same-sex marriage,
    triggering the first steps in legal action over marriage equality.

  • 27 Oct 2010

    The Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement has given firm backing to a new campaign that plans legal action to secure recognition of same-sex marriage in the UK.

  • 26 Oct 2010

    Eight couples are planning to launch a court case against the ban on same-sex marriage. They also want mixed-sex couples to be allowed civil partnerships.

  • 7 Oct 2010

    Tory MP Chris Grayling has been nominated as “Bigot of the Year” after saying that Christian guest house owners should be free to discriminate against same-sex couples.

  • 6 Oct 2010

    David Cameron has been accused of blocking the way for legal recognition of same-sex marriage, despite support for the proposal from Labour, LibDem and Green leaders.

  • 29 Sep 2010

    The media has been buzzing with reports that the number of gay, lesbian and bisexual people in Britain does not appear to be as high as previously thought. But arguments over the accuracy of the figures suggest that those on both sides are misguided. Categorising people on the basis of their sexual orientation advances neither equality nor our understanding of sexual diversity.

  • 23 Sep 2010

    Today (23 September) is Bivisibility Day. The existence of bisexuality raises issues that are relevant to people of all sexual orientations. In some ways, it challenges modern approaches to sexuality as much as traditional ones.

  • 15 Sep 2010

    With sad predictability, the latest attempts to smear Peter Tatchell began before his documentary on the pope had been broadcast. But those Christians who attack him with questionable allegations need to answer the very real questions that he asks.

  • 1 Sep 2010

    Visitors to the Greenbelt Christian festival, known for its focus on politics and the arts, have returned home after four days of worship, music and talks.