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Equal marriage survives ‘fatal motion’

Equal marriage survives ‘fatal motion’ Equal marriage survives ‘fatal motion’ in first House of Lords test as Peers vote 390-148 to save Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill Peers have voted overwhelmingly in favour of equal marriage, following a controversial attempt by Lord Dear to have the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill thrown ... [Read more]

Landslide support for Same Sex Marriage Bill

Landslide support for Same Sex Marriage Bill Bill passes Third Reading by 366 votes to 161 Despite a revolt in the Tory party, and despite attempts to railroad the bill, MPs have again voted overwhelmingly in favour of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill. Ahead of the vote Culture Secretary and Minister for Equalities, Maria Miller told MPs: “I ... [Read more]

Tackling homophobic bullying in Jewish schools

Tackling homophobic bullying in Jewish schools Stonewall’s campaign to end homophobic bullying in Britain’s schools has taken a new turn, as the charity’s iconic ‘Some People Are Gay. Get Over It!’ posters were translated into Hebrew for use as a modern language resource in Jewish faith schools. Stonewall worked with Jewish faith ... [Read more]

Stonewall Awards

Stonewall Awards TV favourite Sue Perkins was among 11 winners at last night’s Stonewall Awards. The annual ceremony honours those who’ve made a positive contribution to the lives of Britain’s 3.7 million lesbian, gay and bisexual people. Over 450 people attended the ceremony, which was hosted by Gok Wan. The Great ... [Read more]

Erase historic convictions for consensual gay sex

Erase historic convictions for consensual gay sex Men now able to erase historic convictions for consensual gay sex Stonewall publishes guide to help men clear their names Charity lobbied hard to secure specific protections for gay and bi men From today men with historic convictions for consensual gay sex can apply to have them disregarded, as ... [Read more]