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Masturbation is ‘gay sex’, says  deranged Christian commentator
1 year ago

Masturbation is ‘gay sex’, says deranged Christian commentator

DAVE Daubenmire, aka “Coach Dave”, spends most of his time ranting about a variety of issues he claims are destroying the fabric of American Society via his Pass The Salt …
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Barred from South Africa, US hate preacher is denied entry to Jamaica

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 …
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Judge accused of a ‘shameful diatribe’ against US hate preacher Scott Lively

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 …
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PTT welcomes Turing’s long-overdue pardon
6 years ago

PTT welcomes Turing’s long-overdue pardon

THE news that the UK Government is prepared to support a backbench bill that would pardon Alan Turing, who died from cyanide poisoning at the age of 41 in 1954 …
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Born of Mary
7 years ago

Born of Mary

IN 1999 the Gay and Lesbian Humanist Association celebrated its twentieth anniversary. This milestone, at the time, put GALHA in the league of one of the longest established national lesbian …
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Turing honour warmly welcomed by Gay Humanists
8 years ago

Turing honour warmly welcomed by Gay Humanists

THE UK gay Humanist charity the Pink Triangle Trust (PTT) has warmly welcomed the news that the famous mathematician and second world war code breaker Alan Turing is to be …
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Turing honour welcomed
8 years ago

Turing honour welcomed

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.

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Gay Kenyans used as sex slaves
8 years ago

Gay Kenyans used as sex slaves

DESPITE the hostility Islam has towards homosexuality, many Muslim countries appear to have no problem using males as sex slaves.

A report just brought to our attention reveals that gay …
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‘Homosexuality is on the wane, but we must keep fighting it’
8 years ago

‘Homosexuality is on the wane, but we must keep fighting it’

IN A belated Christmas message to the nation, Sheikh Dr Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, Ghana’s Chief Imam, claimed that, even though it was “becoming a thing of the past”, homosexuality needs …
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Sad plight of Russian gays
8 years ago

Sad plight of Russian gays

Nikolai Alekseev. Image via YouTube

AFTER Ryazan in 2006 and Arkhangelsk, this autumn the regional parliament of St Petersburg passed a law banning “propaganda of homosexuality, transsexuality and paedophilia” at the Bill’s first reading in mid-November.

This was the first step towards St Petersburg entering the Hall of Shame of the Russian regions which limit a fundamental human right of an individual, the right to freedom of expression.

Introduced by Vladimir Putin’s “United Russia” Party, the Bill had already passed the Parliament’s Legislative Committee, and there is now little chance that anything can stop it. Of course, this bullet against LGBT people is motivated by electoral consideration and must be appreciated in the context of next December’s Parliamentary elections in the country.

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