Category - homophobia

  • March 9, 2011

    An Anglican bishop in Uganda has urged the Anglican Communion not to "keep quiet" about abuse and violence faced by gay, lesbian and bisexual people.

  • March 2, 2011

    The Christian Legal Centre (CLC) have lost all credibility. Following a High Court case about foster parents, they have made statements which are difficult to interpret as anything other than blatantly misleading.

  • February 18, 2011

    It was reported this week that the government is to allow religious elements in same-sex civil partnership ceremonies. If this news sounds familiar, it is because we've already heard it.

  • February 16, 2011

    The government has been urged to grant a full pardon to people convicted of homosexual behaviour between consenting adults in the days when it was still illegal.

  • January 28, 2011

    Human rights supporters in Uganda have expressed their horror at the murder of David Kato, a leading gay rights activist.

  • January 26, 2011

    Last week brought another high-profile “Gays v. Christians” story. A court in Bristol ruled against Christian guest house owners who had denied a room to a gay couple. The coverage reinforced the notion that “Christians” and “gays” are two mutually exclusive groups that are implacably opposed to each other.

  • January 11, 2011

    Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell argues that freedom of speech includes the right of people to say things that offend both him and others.

  • December 24, 2010

    Since announcing my pilgrimage of repentance for homophobia two weeks ago, I've been delighted, excited and humbled to receive so many messages of encouragement and support.

  • December 21, 2010

    Four same-sex couples and four mixed-sex couples have begun a legal challenge to secure equal rights to marriage and civil partnership in the UK.

  • December 18, 2010

    Following a manslaughter conviction this week, human rights groups have warned that homophobic hate crime continues to be a serious problem in the UK.