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Humanists outraged over Christian zealot’s appointment as the UK’s ‘religious freedom’ envoy
9 months ago

Humanists outraged over Christian zealot’s appointment as the UK’s ‘religious freedom’ envoy

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday received a letter from Humanists UK demanding that he reconsider his decision to appoint a Christian zealot to the post of Special Global Envoy …
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Homophobic rabbi sues two gay councillors … for exposing exposing his homophobia
10 months ago

Homophobic rabbi sues two gay councillors … for exposing exposing his homophobia

THE appointment of Plancy, above, to the post of Hertsmere’s Mayor ignited a row that culminated a lawsuit launched by the rabbi against two borough councillors who led a campaign …
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‘Moderate’ Senegal is ‘not homophobic’ but will retain anti-gay laws
2 years ago

‘Moderate’ Senegal is ‘not homophobic’ but will retain anti-gay laws

EARLIER this month Trudeau challenged Senegal’s criminalisation of homosexuality during his visit to the West African nation, but Senegal’s leader told journalists afterward that ‘we’re comfortable with our laws.’

According …
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UK’s new Tory Prime Minister has a history of disparaging gays
2 years ago

UK’s new Tory Prime Minister has a history of disparaging gays

JOHNSON, who this week won a hard-fought battle to become the new leader of the Conservative Party, has a very public history of anti-LGBT slurs, and has never issued a …
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UK government needs to support equality lessons more vigorously
2 years ago

UK government needs to support equality lessons more vigorously

UK Education Secretary, Damian Hinds has been handed a letter signed by almost 70 MPs who want the government to give clearer support to schools on teaching about same-sex relationships.


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Public support for marriage equality in N Ireland soars
2 years ago

Public support for marriage equality in N Ireland soars

SUPPORT in Britain for full marriage equality in Northern Ireland – the only part of the UK where it is illegal – has soared to 70 percent – up five …
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Gay singer and actor Ricky Martin helps kill a nasty ‘religious freedom’ bill
2 years ago

Gay singer and actor Ricky Martin helps kill a nasty ‘religious freedom’ bill

A PUBLIC outcry that included the voice of popular gay singer and actor Ricky Martin, above, has led to the scrapping of a bill that would have allowed government employees …
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At last, some positive moves on gay rights in N Ireland
2 years ago

At last, some positive moves on gay rights in N Ireland

ROBIN SWANN, of the Ulster Unionist Party, was among a number of Northern Ireland politicians who gathered yesterday (Thursday) to call for marriage equality, anti-bullying legislation and gender recognition reform.


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Brexit MEP sparks fury with ‘gay cure’ remarks
2 years 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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