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A milestone in LGBT Humanist history
1 week ago

A milestone in LGBT Humanist history

AT the weekend a lunch gathering in London gave LGBT Humanists the opportunity to celebrate and reflect upon the work done by what Andrew Copson, Chief Executive of Humanists UK, …
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A celebration not to be missed
4 weeks ago

A celebration not to be missed

MY, how time passes! In 1979 I, my late partner, Brian Parry, plus George Broadhead, current secretary of the LGBT charity, the Pink Triangle Trust, and several other like-minded people, …
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Gscene editor and Pink Triangle Trust patron James Ledward dies aged 65
2 months ago

Gscene editor and Pink Triangle Trust patron James Ledward dies aged 65

TRIBUTES are pouring in for James Ledward, owner, editor and publisher of Gscene magazine who died yesterday, October 3. Among the many messages of condolences on his Facebook page is …
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Top award for Leo Igwe
2 years ago

Top award for Leo Igwe

NIGERIAN human rights campaigner Leo Igwe has received the 2017 Distinguished Services to Humanism Award from the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU). He received the award in August from …
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Pink Humanist editor Barry Duke receives a Lifetime Achievement award
3 years ago

Pink Humanist editor Barry Duke receives a Lifetime Achievement award

GEORGE BROADHEAD, Secretary of the UK LGBT charity the Pink Triangle Trust – publisher of The Pink Humanist – reports on the National Secular Society’s award in March 2017 to …
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Who is afraid of atheism on 21st-century Kenya
3 years ago

Who is afraid of atheism on 21st-century Kenya

At the beginning of 2016, the Kenyan authorities took a bold step by registering the Atheists in Kenya Society as a legal entity. But in the face of religious opposition, …
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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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Leo Igwe, brave Nigerian
8 years ago

Leo Igwe, brave Nigerian

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IT’S a challenge keeping up with Leo Igwe, who was, until recently the International Humanist and Ethical Union’s (IHEU) Representative for Western and Southern Africa.

This one-man human rights dynamo has championed causes that few would dare touch, and in doing so has earned the admiration of thousands around the world, and the hatred of many others who regard his efforts – including his championing of gay rights – as unacceptable meddling in religion and politics.

Igwe, who recently left IHEU in order to research African witchcraft at the University of Bayreuth in Germany, last month returned from a two-day conference on a problem endemic in Nigeria and other parts of Africa: the branding of children as witches, something which is also occurring in the UK.

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