Category - homophobia

  • 13 Jul 2010

    The British Medical Association (BMA) has condemned forms of therapy designed to “heal” gay and bisexual people of their attraction to members of their own sex.

  • 12 Jul 2010

    A group of clergy have objected to an invitation to the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church to preach at Southwark Cathedral because of her stance on sexuality.

  • 11 Jul 2010

    As the old joke goes, the way to confuse Daily Mail readers is to tell them that asylum-seekers are the natural enemies of homosexuals. This wouldn't have worked last week, when the Supreme Court ruled in favour of two gay asylum-seekers, giving the right-wing media the opportunity to go into full scaremongering mode, firing off prejudiced comments about two groups handily combined into one.

  • 8 Jul 2010

    The UK's Supreme Court has ruled that asylum-seekers fleeing homophobic should not simply be sent back and told to keep their sexuality a secret in their own countries.

  • 6 Jul 2010

    All five candidates for the Labour leadership have placed a strong emphasis on “values” while pitching for Christian support at a hustings run by the Christian Socialist Movement.

  • 4 Jul 2010

    Yesterday's Pride festival in London was one of the deepest spiritual experiences I've had for some time. Prayer, protest, witness and celebration are often at their most meaningful in unfamiliar contexts.

  • 4 Jul 2010

    Over a hundred Christians were greeted with cheers and applause yesterday as they joined the Pride festival in London wearing T-shirts declaring “Christian and Proud”.

  • 2 Jul 2010

    Listening to certain Christians, you would think that opposition to homosexuality is one of the most basic principles of the Christian faith. But this year, as a small group of Christians turn up to protest against the Pride festival in central London, they will be easily outnumbered by the Christians who are participating in Pride, celebrating diverse sexuality as a gift from God.

  • 10 Jun 2010

    A gay Malawian couple released from prison following international campaigning have announcing they are splitting up. Their decision has been attributed to homophobic pressure.

  • 25 May 2010

    Supporters of the Greenbelt festival have rejected suggestions that the inclusion of Peter Tatchell amongst the speakers will leave children at risk of abuse.