homophobia

  • October 15, 2019

    The Act which comes into effect today provides a pardon for all sexual offence convictions between men for activities that are now no longer a crime.

  • October 1, 2019

    There have been extraordinary scenes in Parliament and beyond after the Supreme Court ruled against the government.

  • November 13, 2017

    Guidance for Church of England schools published today aims to prevent pupils from having their self-worth diminished by being bullied because of their perceived or actual sexual orientation or gender identity. 

  • June 13, 2016

    Fifty people were killed in a shooting in a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) nightclub in Orlando, Florida yesterday (12 June 2016).

  • 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.

  • January 22, 2016

    Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, has praised “the unity that was so remarkably shown” at a controversial gathering of Anglican primates the pr

  • September 29, 2015

    Bisexuality is often misunderstood or simply ignored, but it has the potential to help us approach controversies over sexual ethics from a different angle.

  • April 30, 2015

    One of the nastiest accusations against gay people is the claim that they 'recruit' children with the intention of turning them gay.

  • April 29, 2015

    Nigel Farage has just launched UKIP's 'Christian manifesto' promising to put up a "muscular defence of our Christian heritage". Whether Christians in Britain want to be muscularly defended by Nigel Farage is another matter.

  • December 12, 2014

    In recent years, Britain has slowly begun to wake up to the reality of sexual abuse. The Jimmy Saville scandal triggered shocking revelations about abuse carried out by respected entertainers in the 1970s and 80s. Child abuse scandals in the Roman Catholic Church have been followed by increased reports of similar outrages in the Church of England. Only this week, it was revealed that the Scout Association had paid out thousands to settle legal cases brought by survivors of sexual abuse.