equality

  • November 26, 2016

    Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre has confirmed that the Swarthmore Lecture in 2017 will be given by Catherine West MP.

  • October 3, 2016

    World Quaker Day fell on Sunday 2 October this year (2016) and brought together the global Quaker community. It falls in the ninth British Quaker Week which rune from 1-9 Ictober. Quaker meetings around England, Scotland and Wales are opening their doors with a warm welcome, offering music and art, drama and discussion, worship and witness.

  • May 6, 2016

    The newly re-landscaped garden at Friends House is a welcoming space for reflection, say Quakers in Britain. With planting and design inspired by a poem by Waldo Williams, it speaks of Quakerism, of peace, equality, simplicity and truth.

  • April 26, 2016

    In the week before this year’s International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia on 17 May 2016, numerous prayer vigils in remembrance of victims of homophobia will once again be held in several Italian cities, as well as in various other countries in Europe and South America.

  • April 19, 2016

    Registrations are flooding in for Yearly Meeting 2016 as around one thousand Quakers head to London in May for four days of work and worship.

  • February 4, 2016

    A group of Christians have come together to form the LGBTI Mission, which will campaign for the full acceptance and affirmation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people within the Church of England.

  • February 2, 2016

    The World Council of Churches (WCC) General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, has commended the release of the Marrakesh Declaration on the Rights of Religious Minorities in Predominantly Muslim Majority Communities.

  • January 10, 2016

    Over 100 Senior Anglicans, including the Dean of St Paul’s, have signed an open letter to the Archbishops of Canterbury and York calling on the Church of England to repent of its ‘second class citizen’ treatment of Christians over issues of sexuality.

  • September 20, 2015

    Christian, Islamic and Jewish leaders gathered at St Paul’s Cathedral to urge David Cameron to ensure the UK plays its part in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

  • June 25, 2015

    A year on from a government review into occupational pensions, the TUC is urging ministers to remove one of the last legal hurdles to equality for same-sex couples.