Author Archives: The Freethinker

About The Freethinker

Atheist blogger and editor of The Freethinker and the Pink Humanist

Robert Mugabe’s resignation welcomed by The Pink Triangle Trust

On learning of Mugabe long-overdue departure today, The UK LGBT Humanist charity the Pink Triangle Trust (PTT) issued a statement welcoming “the end of the brutal homophobic tyrant Robert Mugabe’s rule.” The statement said: “Mugabe, leader of Zimbabwe since 1980, … Continue reading

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Angry reaction to Pride in London decision

The LGBT Humanist charity the Pink Triangle Trust (PTT) has reacted angrily to the decision taken by Pride in London to ask its communities team to investigate the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain (CEMB) with a view to possibly banning … Continue reading

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More PTT funding for HELU

The LGBT Humanist charity the Pink Triangle Trust (PTT) has provided more funding for Humanist Empowerment of Livelihoods in Uganda – HELU. HELU is a Humanist community based group established in 2009 (as its website affirms): To promote Humanism, a … Continue reading

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LGBT Humanists condemn Anglican Communion’s punishment of US Episcopalians

The UK LGBT Humanist charity the Pink Triangle Trust (PTT) has roundly condemned the Anglican Communion’s decision to punish the US Episcopal Church for supporting same sex marriage. PTT Secretary George Broadhead said: In taking this decision the Anglican Communion … Continue reading

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Warm welcome for Raif Badawi award

THE UK LGBTI Humanist charity the Pink Triangle Trust (PTT) has warmly welcomed the news that Raif Badawi has won the European Parliament’s Sakharov prize for human rights. Badawi is the Saudi Arabian blogger, writer, activist, and creator of the … Continue reading

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The Law that Dared to Lay the Blame …

IN the Summer 2002 issue of the Gay and Lesbian Humanist, BRETT HUMPHREYS provided a comprehensive account of events before, during and after the notorious Gay News trial. JULY 2002 sees the twenty-fifth anniversary of the extraordinary trial of the … Continue reading

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You Don’t Have to be Sad to be Gay

IN the Winter 2004/5 edition of the Gay and Lesbian Humanist  Geoffrey Palmer, then in his 92nd year, tells us why he’s a happy homosexual. Shortly after penning this piece for the magazine’s occasional series of personal accounts,  Palmer died … Continue reading

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