homophobia

  • 22 Jul 2010

    Despite changing attitudes to homosexuality, new research suggests “ordinary gay people” are almost invisible on programmes most watched by Britain's young people.

  • 20 Jul 2010

    It's easy to get the impression that, when it comes to questions of sexuality, Christians are split into two embittered factions who fight each other with no hope of dialogue or progress.

  • 20 Jul 2010

    Peter Tatchell is to receive an honorary doctorate from Sussex University in recognition of 43 years of campaigning for human rights. Best known for his campaigns for gay rights and for his attempted arrest of Robert Mugabe, he said he was initially hesitant about the honour but has chosen to accept.

  • 13 Jul 2010

    The British Medical Association (BMA) has condemned forms of therapy designed to “heal” gay and bisexual people of their attraction to members of their own sex.

  • 12 Jul 2010

    A group of clergy have objected to an invitation to the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church to preach at Southwark Cathedral because of her stance on sexuality.

  • 11 Jul 2010

    As the old joke goes, the way to confuse Daily Mail readers is to tell them that asylum-seekers are the natural enemies of homosexuals. This wouldn't have worked last week, when the Supreme Court ruled in favour of two gay asylum-seekers, giving the right-wing media the opportunity to go into full scaremongering mode, firing off prejudiced comments about two groups handily combined into one.

  • 8 Jul 2010

    The UK's Supreme Court has ruled that asylum-seekers fleeing homophobic should not simply be sent back and told to keep their sexuality a secret in their own countries.

  • 6 Jul 2010

    All five candidates for the Labour leadership have placed a strong emphasis on “values” while pitching for Christian support at a hustings run by the Christian Socialist Movement.

  • 4 Jul 2010

    Yesterday's Pride festival in London was one of the deepest spiritual experiences I've had for some time. Prayer, protest, witness and celebration are often at their most meaningful in unfamiliar contexts.

  • 4 Jul 2010

    Over a hundred Christians were greeted with cheers and applause yesterday as they joined the Pride festival in London wearing T-shirts declaring “Christian and Proud”.