Category - homophobia

  • 9 Feb 2010

    Hundreds of campaigners in the UK have resolved to work against the growth of 'conversion therapy', which aims to 'cure' people of attraction to their own sex. An undercover investigation has triggered widespread outrage at the movement’s methods.

  • 8 Feb 2010

    It was sad to hear that the Football Association has cancelled this week's launch of its long awaited anti-homophobia video, saying it needs to review its strategy on tackling anti-gay prejudice and how the video fits into its overall campaign.

  • 28 Jan 2010

    Last Thursday evening, I sat on a tube train, counting in my head the number of same-sex couples I know who enjoy faithful, sexually exclusive relationships.

  • 26 Jan 2010
  • 25 Jan 2010

    The role of religion is under the spotlight as the House of Lords debates amendments to the Equality Bill. They include a proposal to allow religious elements in same-sex partnerships.

  • 22 Jan 2010

    The Guardian reports this morning that many schools are to screen a film about homophobic bullying next month.

  • 8 Jan 2010

    Large numbers of gay, lesbian and bisexual Christians in east Africa are accepting their sexuality while continuing to live out their faith, according to the Other Sheep network, which supports gay Christians around the world.

  • 16 Dec 2009

    The Court of Appeal has turned down an appeal by a registrar who refused to officiate at civil partnerships and have rejected her claim that she was discriminated against because of her Christian faith. This is good news for all those Christians who are fed up of seeing Christianity used as an excuse for homophobia.

  • 15 Dec 2009

    The Court of Appeal has ruled that a local authority did not abuse religious liberty when it dismissed a civil registrar for refusing to carry out civil partnerships. Lilian Ladele had argued that her rights as a Christian had been breached.

  • 14 Dec 2009

    When London Mayor Boris Johnson joined in a carol service last week at the ultra-conservative church Jesus House, he could be sure of one thing: that whatever the reaction, the media would not give him nearly as hard a time as if he had associated himself with a group of fundamentalist Muslims.