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 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 ... [Read more]
Out There with Stephen Fry
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 ... [Read more]
GAY MARRIAGE PRIDE
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 ... [Read more]
Solidarity with LGBT Africans
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 ... [Read more]
Give nul points to homophobia
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 ... [Read more]
Queen supports gay rights in the Commonwealth?
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 ... [Read more]