Marc Almond joins line up at Equality Ball

      Singer Marc Almond has joined the line-up of performers at the Peter Tatchell Foundation’s Equality Ball on Saturday 28

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Teens hanged in Iran remembered at London vigil

Photos: Peter Tatchell Foundation      To mark the tenth anniversary of Iran’s hanging of two teenagers, Mahmoud Asgari and Ayaz

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Pornography is good for you

   We hear lots about the downsides of porn. What about the benefits?   By Peter Tatchell    Porn gets a

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Alan Turing’s persecution & on-going UK homophobia

Peter Tatchell writes:   Homophobia is still with us 60 years after the death of Alan Turing. To combat it, education

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Archbishop of York beset by gay protesters

  The Archbishop of York, John Sentamu, was today confronted by gay and Christian protesters as he attended the opening

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Why cottaging still matters.

In 2008 Jeff Akers, a retired accountant, went into a public toilet in the small town of Walton in Surrey

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The hidden homophobic shame of the NHS by Peter Tatchell

The posthumous royal pardon granted to war-time code breaker and computer pioneer Alan Turing was a long overdue attempt to

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The ethics of LGBT tourism

“The question of tourist boycotts is an ethical consideration for everyone, not just LBGT people. Boycott decisions should be based

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New ASBO-style Bill menaces free expression

Putting up with a degree of annoyance is the price we pay for liberty  by Peter Tatchell Over the years,

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Protesters condemn anti-gay President of Gambia

LGBTI protesters picketed the Gambian High Commission in London recently to condemn the country’s president, Yahya Jammeh, over his repeated

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The Independent on Sunday’s Pink List 2013

OK, yes it’s another list of those wonderful, all important people, who happen to be gay and… er… influential. You

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What is it with football and homophobia?

Photo: SKY Sport The English football season kicks off this weekend and still there isn’t a single openly gay current

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