Category - LGBT

  • 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.

  • March 1, 2011

    A foster couple opposed to homosexuality who said they were being discriminated against because of their Christian beliefs, have had their High Court claim rejected.

  • 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.

  • February 13, 2011

    Faith groups and equality campaigners have welcomed news that the government will push ahead with plans to allow religious elements in same-sex civil partnerships.

  • 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.

  • January 5, 2011

    An Episcopalian bishop in the US has thanked God for the institution of marriage while officiating at the wedding of two lesbian priests in Boston.

  • January 1, 2011

    For some activists, resisting the government's cuts means abandoning other campaigns, such as the struggle for queer rights and same-sex marriage. But they are making a false distinction. Issues of marriage and sexuality are closely linked to questions of power and money.