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LGBT+ rights

Say what? Christians in the Phillipines rally to apologise to gays.
5 months ago

Say what? Christians in the Phillipines rally to apologise to gays.

ELTON John once sang ‘sorry seems to be the hardest word’ – but a group of Christians gathered at the weekend in Manila to tell participants at a Pride parade …
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Pride events ‘especially harmful to children’ says US bishop
5 months ago

Pride events ‘especially harmful to children’ says US bishop

Rhode Island Bishop Thomas Tobin ignited an international firestorm when he tweeted a warning to his diocese not to support events during America’s June Pride Month.

Tobin, above, tweeted on …
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Brexit MEP sparks fury with ‘gay cure’ remarks
5 months ago

Brexit MEP sparks fury with ‘gay cure’ remarks

ANN Noreen Widdecombe’s re-entry into political life as a Brexit MEP at the age of 71 got off to a rocky start at the weekend when she suggested that science …
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High school’s popular Prom King is a transgender student
5 months ago

High school’s popular Prom King is a transgender student

MEET Nicholas Bullman, who grabbed media attention in America at the end of May when he was crowned Prom King at Barnstable High School in Hyannis, Massachusetts.

In reporting Bullman’s …
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Catholics ‘exorcise’ Italian city during Pride parade
5 months ago

Catholics ‘exorcise’ Italian city during Pride parade

TODAY, June 1, saw the northern Italian city of a Modena celebrate its Pride 2019 event – and Catholics staged a procession of atonement that was enthusiastically endorsed by …
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UK LGBT charity appalled by anti-LGBT religious protests
5 months ago

UK LGBT charity appalled by anti-LGBT religious protests

THE LGBT Humanist charity the Pink Triangle Trust (PTT) is appalled by the anti-LGBT demonstrations being held outside primary schools by religious people, mostly Muslims, who have been protesting about …
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Telling your Muslim parents that you’re both gay and an apostate is hard
5 months ago

Telling your Muslim parents that you’re both gay and an apostate is hard

I DON’T’ think you’re supposed to stare at a post box but I did anyway. As I prepared to send a letter telling my parents I was a gay ex-Muslim …
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In a first, Muslim groups unite against Birmingham homophobia
5 months ago

In a first, Muslim groups unite against Birmingham homophobia

THE controversy in Birmingham over the teaching of relationship lessons took a remarkable turn at the weekend when the city’s Pride festival, which attracted tens of thousands of people, was …
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Mexican activist guns for archbishop over rampant homophobia
5 months ago

Mexican activist guns for archbishop over rampant homophobia

CHURCH leaders take note: the days when you could spout anti-gay rhetoric are fast disappearing.

The latest example of a Catholic leader coming under fire for hate speech comes from …
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Anti-gay firebrand gets a black eye over proposed ‘Jesus chicken’ law
5 months ago

Anti-gay firebrand gets a black eye over proposed ‘Jesus chicken’ law

AFTER his wife abandoned him for a woman in 2014, Texas-based Jonathan Saenz abruptly transformed from ‘a socially conservative lobbyist to homophobic firebrand.’

Shortly after, Saenz, above, a devout Catholic, …
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