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Pink Humanist: new issue published

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THE latest issue of The Pink Humanist, the only LGBT magazine for Atheists, Humanists, Sceptics and Freethinkers, is now out.
This issue has a strongly international flavour, with articles on Christianity and Fascism in the Ukraine, The Exemption of Gays in Turkey from Military Service, and Religious Law, Democracy and Human Rights in Africa – the last by the courageous Nigerian Humanist Leo Igwe. It also includes two special features on gay marriage, and the transcript of an important speech, Humanists and People of Faith, by Angela Eagle MP, who is in Labour’s Shadow Cabinet as as the Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury.

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Love needs no cure
8 years ago

Love needs no cure

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A CHRISTIAN quack, parading as a “psychotherapist”, has lost her appeal against a malpractice finding by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). An investigation arose following her attempt to foist a “gay cure” on an undercover journalist.

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Catholic homophobia reaches new heights
8 years ago

Catholic homophobia reaches new heights

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REPORTS of the Catholic leaders recruiting kids to help do their dirty work in their vicious ongoing battle against gay marriage have provoked fury among human rights campaigners – and, at one school in London, a backlash by pupils.

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Anti-gay ad campaign banned
8 years ago

Anti-gay ad campaign banned

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BRACE yourselves for squeals of outrage from the “persecuted Christian” brigade over the news that London Mayor Boris Johnson has put the kybosh on a planned “pray away the gay” ad campaign that was due to run on London buses this week.

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Crackpot ‘gay cure’ groups exposed in Oz
8 years ago

Crackpot ‘gay cure’ groups exposed in Oz

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A DAMNING report – headed Homosexual ‘cure’ is hell for many – has been published today in Melbourne’s Sunday Age. It details the activities of Christian groups in Australia aping their crazy counterparts in the US by offering “conversion” programmes to tormented gay people.

According to the Age, there are five such programmes in Melbourne and at least ten interstate. Modelled on America’s ”ex-gay” groups, all have fundamentalist Christian roots. Many view homosexuality as an illness that can be cured – an approach some describe as ”pray away the gay”.

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No regrets over departure of ‘Dumbledore’
8 years ago

No regrets over departure of ‘Dumbledore’

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The UK gay Humanist charity, the Pink Triangle Trust (PTT), has no regrets at the news that Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, is to stand down.

PTT Secretary George Broadhead said:

The appointment of Dr Rowan Williams ten years ago was welcomed by some LGBT activists, notably Christian ones, as they believed him to be on the liberal wing of the Church of England and would take a benign stance on LGBT relationships and rights. However, they were soon disillusioned.

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Blaming the victim: It’s what Catholics do
8 years ago

Blaming the victim: It’s what Catholics do

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IF THERE’S one thing many Catholics are really good at is demonising their victims. The latest instance of this despicable trend concerns a Maryland woman, Barbara Johnson, who was humiliated by a Catholic priest during her mother’s funeral earlier this year.

According to The Advocate, when Johnson came forward to receive communion, Father Marcel Guarnizo, the vicar of St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Gaithersburg, told her, in front of others in attendance:

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Pushy damn secularists
8 years ago

Pushy damn secularists

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ALL we seem to hear these days from the “persecuted” Christian brigade is that they are having their rights trampled upon by militant atheists. Worse still, they insist, many of these pushy non-believers are hell-bent on shoving  a “gay agenda” down the throats of the faithful.

This prompted ANDREW JOHN to create a brilliant audio response.

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Great news on gay adoption
8 years ago

Great news on gay adoption

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LESBIANS and gay men have been identified in a UK study as having:

The right mix of skills and experience to raise children who have been in care, and give them a great new start in life.

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Up the poll!
8 years ago

Up the poll!

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RIGHT now the Telegraph is running a poll which asks: Should gay marriage by legalised?

The poll, which is not at all going the way bigots would wish, was prompted by the giddy gurglings of former Archbish of Cant, Lord (of the Wedding Rings) Carey, who – writing in the Daily Mail, claimed that a government proposal to change the status of marriage:

Constitutes one of the greatest political power grabs in history.

In September, it was announced that the coalition Government would legislate for same-sex marriages by 2015.

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