Category - LGBT

  • November 29, 2011

    In summer this year, I walked from Birmingham to London as a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia. Since then, I’ve been a bit taken aback by the number of requests I’ve received to give talks about it. I’m really chuffed that so many people are interested.

  • November 28, 2011

    I'm used to reading inaccurate things about myself on the internet, but I had a surprise last week when reading an inaccurate description of myself in an article which I had written.

  • November 10, 2011

    Christian groups and commentators have criticised the leader of the Christian People’s Alliance (CPA), who has compared gay equality campaigners to Nazis.

  • October 25, 2011

    Understanding more about human sexuality and relationships can be helpful to heterosexual as well as LGBT people, says Savi Hensman. Prayerful reflection, study and discussion will not create instant consensus, but can at least help those with different perspectives to understand one another better, and the church to move forward in its mission and ministry.

  • October 6, 2011

    Welcome to the parallel universe of David Cameron. It is a world in which the Tories stand up for the poor, lead the fight against dictatorship and stop people from being given benefits on demand. It is a world that exists in a conference hall in Manchester this week, in a few daily papers the rest of the time, and in the less well-informed parts of the right-wing blogosphere. It has nothing in common with the world that most of us live in.

  • September 30, 2011

    The Equal Love campaign have criticised the Labour Party conference for failing to hold a discussion on giving legal recognition to same-sex marriage.

  • September 20, 2011

    This summer, I walked from Birmingham to London as a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia. I feel like I'm only just beginning to understand what I learnt on the walk. Here I reflect on the experience and on the lessons I learnt.

  • September 20, 2011

    Equality campaigners have given a critical response to the latest government announcement on same-sex marriage.

  • September 18, 2011

    When I first heard that the news that the government is planning to legislate for same-sex marriage, I was very pleased. Then I looked at the details. Now I'm very disappointed.

  • August 25, 2011

    I’ll soon be off to Greenbelt, a Christian festival that I really love attending every year. Thousands of people gather at Cheltenham for music, performances, worship, talks, debates and much more. I love it.