Category - homophobia

  • June 16, 2011

    If I said that I’d been on an emotional rollercoaster, I might sound like a contestant on the X Factor. However, I’ve been through an extremely wide range of emotion since yesterday evening, when I launched my pilgrimage of repentance for homophobia. This morning, I began the first leg of my walk from Birmingham to London.

  • June 15, 2011

    In 1997, I described opposition to same-sex relationships as being a matter of "God's opinion", rather than my own. This week, I will begin a walk of 160 miles from Birmingham to London as a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia. As I prepare to begin walking tomorrow, this article explains what led me to do this.

  • June 14, 2011

    For some time, I’ve been getting in training for my walk of repentance for homophobia, which begins this week.

  • June 10, 2011

    The Greenbelt festival and the Student Christian Movement are among 11 national organisations to have endorsed a pilgrimage of repentance for homophobia.

  • May 25, 2011

    The former Bishop of Oxford, Richard Harries, has welcomed plans by a Christian writer to undertake a pilgrimage of repentance for his former homophobia.

  • May 22, 2011

    It is now less than four weeks before I begin walking from Birmingham to London as a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia. I'm delighted with the support and encouragement I've received and I'm very pleased to report that details of events during the walk have now been published.

  • May 18, 2011

    To tackle homophobia, we need to understand it. Recent years have seen a backlash against LGBT rights in the UK. This is partly because changing views on sexuality have become a focus for people alarmed by the declining status of what they regard as Christian morality. But it's not a morality that has much in common with the teachings and lifestyle of Jesus.

  • April 15, 2011

    Brent Borough Council has denied discriminating against Christians. Critics of the claim of discrimination say that it does not stand up under scrutiny.

  • March 30, 2011

    A central London church will mark the final destination of a Christian writer's pilgrimage of repentance for homophobia this summer.

  • March 16, 2011

    Peter Tatchell has withdrawn support for East London Gay Pride after reports that some of the organisers have links to the far-right English Defence League (EDL).