Anglican Mainstream

  • May 18, 2010

    The UK's Department for International Development (DfID) has formally withdrawn as a partner of the Greenbelt festival following budget cuts by the new government.

  • February 22, 2010

    Campaigners have demonstrated outside a conference in Northern Ireland which promoted “therapy” for people attracted to members of their own sex and suggested they could be "saved" from homosexuality.

  • February 9, 2010

    Hundreds of campaigners in the UK have resolved to work against the growth of 'conversion therapy', which aims to 'cure' people of attraction to their own sex. An undercover investigation has triggered widespread outrage at the movement’s methods.

  • January 28, 2010

    Last Thursday evening, I sat on a tube train, counting in my head the number of same-sex couples I know who enjoy faithful, sexually exclusive relationships.

  • September 1, 2009

    The Anglican Communion's first openly gay bishop has received a standing ovation at the Greenbelt festival in Cheltenham. Gene Robinson's call for a sexual ethic based on integrity and trust was greeted with prolonged applause.

  • August 30, 2009

    The Greenbelt Christian festival in Cheltenham has attracted over 15,000 participants despite attacks from conservative campaigners opposed to the invitation of a gay bishop.

  • July 10, 2009

    A conservative pressure group within the Church of England has attacked a Christian arts and music festival for allowing gay groups and their supporters to appear and speak alongside others, calling its speaker programme "deeply discriminatory".

  • April 27, 2009

    Over 100 protestors including both gay and heterosexual Christians gathered in London on Saturday to demonstrate peacefully against a conference promoting ‘cures’ for lesbian and gay people.

  • December 11, 2006

    The Anglican-founded InclusiveChurch network has said that a broad based Church of England should not allow itself to be "held to ransom" by a number of mainly conservative evangelical parishes who are reportedly intending to set up an alternative episcopal jurisdiction using retired bishops to provide their own, separate ministry within the Church