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 …
PASTOR Steven Anderson, of Arizona’s Faithful Word Baptist Church – notorious for his aggressive incitements to anti-gay violence – was just about to travel to Jamaica when he got news …
SCOTT Lively – a preacher who probably did more to stoke up hatred against gays in Uganda than any other foreign evangelist – is demanding that remarks made about him …
THE Guardian reports today that Alan Turing, the mathematician and second world war codebreaker, is to be celebrated on a special stamp as an online petition calls for a posthumous pardon to quash his conviction for gross indecency.
The e-petition says his treatment and death:
Remains a shame on the UK government and UK history.
The computer pioneer is one of 10 prominent people chosen for the Royal Mail’s Britons of Distinction stamps, to be launched in February.