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Equal Love

Last Tuesday’s debate and vote on Equal Marriage in the House of Commons was historic and for me it felt like an important moment for equality in this country. The Marriage (Same Sex) Bill has stirred emotions on both sides … Continue reading

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Equal Civil Marriage Consultation

The government has today launched it’s consultation to enable same sex couples to have a civil marriage. The key proposals of the consultation are: – to enable same-sex couples to have a civil marriage i.e. only civil ceremonies in a … Continue reading

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Peter Tatchell – A tireless campaigner

Peter Tatchell turns 60 years old today. The campaigner has worked tirelessly for gay rights and equality since the early 1970s. He has been loud, proud and often controversial. He became a leading member of the London Gay Liberation Front … Continue reading

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It’s time

You may have read the story this week that Tory backbenchers are planning to revolt against David Cameron’s motion to legalise gay marriage. This has created wide discussion on the subject. The hashtag #LegaliseGayMarriage was one of the top trending … Continue reading

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Scottish Police investigate brutal killing of gay man

Police are investigating the death of Stuart Walker in Ayrshire, Scotland. The 28 year old gay man was found dead tied to a lamp-post in the early hours of Saturday morning. He had been brutally beaten, tied to the lamp-post … Continue reading

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Happy London Pride!

I want to take this opportunity to wish everybody a very happy and safe pride. In 2011 it’s still as important as ever to take to the streets and show how proud you are. We have seen a rise in … Continue reading

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Song for the Weekend

I’m choosing two songs for the weekend this week. As it’s Pride week in London this week with the parade and festival taking place tomorrow it is important we remember why we do it. We do it to campaign for … Continue reading

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