equality

  • 4 Mar 2014

    “Imagine...it's easy if you try”. It's a good lyric but John Lennon was not entirely accurate. What might pejoratively be described as airy-fairy and perhaps slightly wishful supposition is not particularly difficult. More is asked of us by the kind of creative, imaginative thinking which has the power to transform.

  • 3 Feb 2014

    'Equality and religious freedom: what accommodation is reasonable?' is the title of an important meeting on Tuesday 4th February, 6.30pm, at the House of Commons, Westminster, in Committee Room 15.

  • 11 Dec 2013

    Quakers in Britain have welcomed yesterday's (10 December) government announcement which heralds the first same-sex marriages from 29 March 2014.

  • 1 Dec 2013

    The fright wig and jester's mask slipped last Wednesday. Boris Johnson, delivering the annual Margaret Thatcher lecture, showed the ugly reality behind the motley as he made his bid for the support of the Tory right and attempted to position himself as successor to David Cameron.

  • 8 Nov 2013

    The Quaker Lesbian and Gay Fellowship has been named Community Group of the Year by Stonewall supporters for their long-standing commitment to equality.

  • 5 Sep 2013

    What are the prospects for equality in a Scotland that either strikes out towards independence or remains within the United Kingdom?

  • 30 Jul 2013

    Support for monarchy relies more on emotion than it does on reason. It is therefore only sensible to admit that this is not the most fruitful time to be a Republican.

  • 21 Jun 2013

    Exodus International, which for decades claimed to be able to change people’s sexual orientation, has apologised and is closing.

  • 16 Apr 2013

    The Methodist Council agreed further work on poverty, equality and inclusivity when it met at Uplands House in High Wycombe on 13 - 15 April.

  • 24 Mar 2013

    Politicians tend to become grandiose when they are trying to sell us an idea. The rhetorical use of the concept of 'nation' to corral us together under a conveniently high-sounding label has, in recent months, tried to sign us up to being both 'one nation' and an 'aspiration nation.'