Category - LGBT

  • December 16, 2011

    The House of Lords has thrown out a 'wrecking amendment' designed to prevent faith groups from hosting same-sex civil partnership ceremonies on their premises.

  • December 5, 2011

    A law coming into effect today will allow same-sex civil partnerships to be registered on religious premises in England and Wales.

  • December 2, 2011

    Affirming Christians and equality campaigners have expressed disappointment at the Church of Scotland's negative response to same-sex marriage proposals.

  • December 1, 2011

    This evening I have had the privilege of speaking with students at Royal Holloway College in the University of London. They today began an occupation of their college, camping outside the Principal's office and calling on him to oppose the government's agenda for higher education.

  • 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.