Charity calls for gay men to have historical sex “crimes” automatically pardoned

It is 50 years since a law prohibiting two men from having sex with each other was decriminalised in England and Wales, and there are still 15,000 men alive who were prosecuted under the old law. Although earlier this year … Continue reading Charity calls for gay men to have historical sex “crimes” automatically pardoned

Former Conservative party chair Lord Tebbit says a homosexual act is a “sin”

Pink News have reported that Lord Tebbit, the former Conservative Party chair, has revealed further homophobia in an interview with The Conversation, in which he asserted that to be homosexual is not a sin, but to perform homosexual acts is. … Continue reading Former Conservative party chair Lord Tebbit says a homosexual act is a “sin”

Women will march against a DUP deal in a protest named a “River of Red”

The organiser of the Women’s March Against the DUP Deal has written in the Huffpost about a march to take place on Saturday, named a “River of Red”. The marchers will be wearing red “in protest at all the blood … Continue reading Women will march against a DUP deal in a protest named a “River of Red”

Theresa May appoints MP who defended ‘gay cure’ charity as Arts Minister

Pink News have pointed out that the new Arts Minister, John Glen MP, has “previously refused to cut ties with a ‘gay cure’ charity and strongly opposed same-sex marriage.” The 43-year-old minister is a long-time supporter of the Christian Action … Continue reading Theresa May appoints MP who defended ‘gay cure’ charity as Arts Minister

Tory MP’s decide to “ignore the concerns” over the DUP’s stance on LGBT rights

In an email sent by 38 Degrees, it is claimed that Conservative MP’s held a “behind-closed-doors” meeting where they discussed the messages sent to them by “thousands” of people who are concerned about the DUP’s stance on LGBT rights. Afterwards, … Continue reading Tory MP’s decide to “ignore the concerns” over the DUP’s stance on LGBT rights

Theresa May appoints anti-LGBT Justice Secretary

During negotiations with the DUP, while most Tory MPs are scrambling to distance themselves from the controversial anti-LGBT views held by the Northern Irish party, Theresa May has appointed a new justice secretary, David Lidington, who PinkNews point out has … Continue reading Theresa May appoints anti-LGBT Justice Secretary

A petition demanding there be no Tory-DUP coalition and Theresa May’s resignation has gained 500,000 signatures

The Change.org petition, started by “Winston Churchill”, calls for the prime minister to resign and stop pursuing a coalition with the DUP. The petition raises the following points: Theresa May said there will NOT be a coalition of CHAOS. She … Continue reading A petition demanding there be no Tory-DUP coalition and Theresa May’s resignation has gained 500,000 signatures