The ethics of LGBT tourism

January 21, 2014 by  
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“The question of tourist boycotts is an ethical consideration for everyone, not just LBGT people. Boycott decisions should be based on a country’s broad human rights record, not just on where it stands on LGBT issues. If we expect straight people to support LGBT equality, we should be prepared to support other people’s human rights, […]

GREENS CALL FOR EU ACTION AGAINST ANTI-GAY LAWS IN AFRICA AND INDIA

January 15, 2014 by  
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GREENS in the European Parliament have condemned moves in India and three African states to criminalise homosexuality. They are calling for the presidents of Uganda and Nigeria and the Parliament of the Democratic Republic of Congo and India to refuse to pass laws criminalising LGBTI people. They also backed the Indian Government’s attempts to overturn […]

Out There with Stephen Fry

October 12, 2013 by  
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  Image: BBC On Monday 14th October and Wednesday 16th October, BBC Two will air Stephen Fry: Out There, a two-part documentary series exploring first-hand how the lives of men and women in vastly different communities across the globe have been impacted by their sexuality. Contemplating his own experience as a gay man in the […]

GAY MARRIAGE PRIDE

August 19, 2013 by  
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  Drew Wilby Photographics Adam Lowe writes about the intersections of marriage and pride, and how we should always do things our own way. This year Manchester Pride Fringe spanned a full month rather than, as in previous years, just ten days. I was lucky enough to take part, as my collective of emerging LGBT […]

Solidarity with LGBT Africans

August 6, 2013 by  
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Stop homophobic witch-hunts in Commonwealth nations At Brighton Pride last Saturday, the Peter Tatchell Foundation & the African LGBT Out and Proud Diamond Group marched in solidarity with LGBT Africans, against homophobic persecution in Cameroon, Uganda, Malawi and Nigeria. Read about the anti-gay witch-hunt in Cameroon: http://bit.ly/17u6XtU  and about the draconian homophobic law in Nigeria: […]

Celebrate equal marriage, but remember thousands still face persecution

July 17, 2013 by  
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It certainly is a time to celebrate here in Britain. The equal marriage bill for England and Wales has been given Royal Assent, and is now officially law. The passing of equal marriage bill represents an historic victory for equality and the culmination of decades of struggle by LGBT people for equal rights and dignity. […]

Give nul points to homophobia

March 28, 2013 by  
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 Stonewall is calling on its supporters to raise funds to tackle homophobia worldwide by staging fundraising parties during the Eurovision Song Contest on 18th May. The charity has launched party packs to help supporters have fun while raising money – and TV star Graham Norton has contributed his own cocktail recipes to help get the […]

Queen supports gay rights in the Commonwealth?

March 12, 2013 by  
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In a message from the Peter Tatchell Foundation regarding the recent signing by Her Majesty of a Commonwealth Charter banning discrimination, Peter argues that it isn’t necessarily the support that LGBT activists had hoped for. Peter writes: “By signing the new Commonwealth Charter, with its rejection of all discrimination, the Queen has been seen by […]