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Pride events ‘especially harmful to children’ says US bishop
3 weeks ago

Pride events ‘especially harmful to children’ says US bishop

Rhode Island Bishop Thomas Tobin ignited an international firestorm when he tweeted a warning to his diocese not to support events during America’s June Pride Month.

Tobin, above, tweeted on …
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Brexit MEP sparks fury with ‘gay cure’ remarks
3 weeks ago

Brexit MEP sparks fury with ‘gay cure’ remarks

ANN Noreen Widdecombe’s re-entry into political life as a Brexit MEP at the age of 71 got off to a rocky start at the weekend when she suggested that science …
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High school’s popular Prom King is a transgender student
3 weeks ago

High school’s popular Prom King is a transgender student

MEET Nicholas Bullman, who grabbed media attention in America at the end of May when he was crowned Prom King at Barnstable High School in Hyannis, Massachusetts.

In reporting Bullman’s …
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Mexican activist guns for archbishop over rampant homophobia
1 month ago

Mexican activist guns for archbishop over rampant homophobia

CHURCH leaders take note: the days when you could spout anti-gay rhetoric are fast disappearing.

The latest example of a Catholic leader coming under fire for hate speech comes from …
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Anti-gay firebrand gets a black eye over proposed ‘Jesus chicken’ law
1 month ago

Anti-gay firebrand gets a black eye over proposed ‘Jesus chicken’ law

AFTER his wife abandoned him for a woman in 2014, Texas-based Jonathan Saenz abruptly transformed from ‘a socially conservative lobbyist to homophobic firebrand.’

Shortly after, Saenz, above, a devout Catholic, …
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Gay teacher, under siege for teaching gay relationships, will lead Birmingham Pride
1 month ago

Gay teacher, under siege for teaching gay relationships, will lead Birmingham Pride

OPENLY gay teacher Andrew Moffat who started the “No Outsiders” lessons at Parkfield Community School in Birmingham, will lead the annual gay pride march in the city.

According to the …
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I got called a ‘rat of the first order’ for a ‘name and shame’ column
3 months ago

I got called a ‘rat of the first order’ for a ‘name and shame’ column

I WRITE a weekly column for the Spanish-based Euro Weekly News, often tacking subjects like homophobia, religious privilege, secularism, atheism and the likes. I rarely provoke outrage, but in March …
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Cuba warms to same-sex marriage
7 months ago

Cuba warms to same-sex marriage

By  •  Global news

IN SEPTEMBER, 2018, Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel, above, backed same-sex marriage. The Cuban leader, who took over from Raúl Castro on April 19, said he was in favour of …
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India’s decriminalisation of homosexuality could have a much wider impact

Human rights campaigner PETER TATCHELL takes courage from this landmark decision

IN SEPTEMBER, 2018, India’s Supreme Court amended Section 377 of its penal code to decriminalise homosexuality.

Peter Tatchell …
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Brazil’s President-elect threatens war against gay rights and secularism
7 months ago

Brazil’s President-elect threatens war against gay rights and secularism

MARCUS ROBINSON reports on Christian fascism’s arrival in Brazil

BRAZIL’S far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro, above – known as “the Trump of the Tropics”  – won a decisive victory in October’s …
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