Category - LGBT

  • January 3, 2013

    Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Catholics say they will continue to hold a regular mass despite being banned from their current venue by Archbishop Nichols.

  • December 30, 2012

    It’s been a good Christmas for opponents of marriage equality. They managed to make headlines on both Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

  • December 24, 2012

    While Christians should indeed examine social and cultural changes critically, the fearfulness of the Pope about shifting attitudes to gender and sexual orientation seems excessive, says Savitri Hensman. Christmas should be a time of celebration in response to God’s generous love, through which barriers are broken down and humanity’s potential fulfilled.

  • December 23, 2012

    The LGBT Anglican Coalition has welcomed the UK government equal marriage proposals, but criticised the Church of England's exclusion from them.

  • December 22, 2012

    In the wake of historic victories for LGBT supporters in last month's US elections, USA Today/Gallup polls find growing acceptance among Americans.

  • December 18, 2012

    I am disappointed to see that a same-sex couple in Essex say that they plan to sue the government over the ban on same-sex weddings taking place within the Church of England.

  • December 15, 2012

    The invisibility and silence on the trans aspect of the government's equal marriage proposals highlights the reductionist arguments of some of the pressure groups and the way that the debate is more complex than they wish to acknowledge, says Sally Rush. This silence is symptomatic of the everyday marginalisation, invisibility and misunderstanding trans people face within the media and wider society. It needs to be broken, just as the discrimination currently enshrined in law needs to be removed.

  • December 12, 2012

    The government's proposals for same-sex marriage have revealed them to be clueless about religion, contemptuous of civil rights and bizarrely ignorant about the history, culture and politics of Wales. There is a serious possibility of these proposals failing to pass through Parliament. We must step up the campaign for civil rights, not assume they have been won.

  • December 7, 2012

    Gay and bisexual Christians are celebrating the news that faith groups will have the right to host same-sex weddings that will be recognised in law.

  • November 27, 2012

    UKIP are facing accusations of homophobia after their candidate in the Croydon North by-election said people "pretend" to be gay as a "fashion".