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Ex-Muslims will target Brunei’s London Embassy over Sharia law
6 months ago

Ex-Muslims will target Brunei’s London Embassy over Sharia law

DESPITE the fact that the Sultan of Brunei – Hassanal Bolkiah, above – has done a u-turn on his  plan to use newly-introduced Sharia laws to execute homosexuals in …
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I got called a ‘rat of the first order’ for a ‘name and shame’ column
7 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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Good things happen when bigotry backfires
12 months ago

Good things happen when bigotry backfires

Pink Humanist editor BARRY DUKE reports

THE man pictured above is Paul Dorr, a Christian extremist living in Ohio and an ardent devotee of Donald Trump. A few weeks back …
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Masturbation is ‘gay sex’, says  deranged Christian commentator
2 years 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
8 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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