Miliband: I'll Bring in Turing's Law

Leader of the Opposition says he will pardon more of the 49,000 men convicted of indecency for having consensual gay sex under what he called ‘Turing’s Law’ if  elected to Government in May. Currently men convicted for having relations with men under 21 but over 16 can have their convictions quashed on a case by case […]

Petition calls for Bank Holiday to be named after Alan Turing after ‘Margaret Thatcher Day’ controversy

Petition calls for Bank Holiday to be named after Alan Turing after ‘Margaret Thatcher Day’ controversy – A petition has been started to push the Government to rename the August Bank Holiday after late gay computer genius and codebreaker Alan Turing, rather than after Margaret Thatcher.

Do Mums and Dads make Boys Gay and Girls Lesbian (respectively)?

According to a new piece of scientific research our sexual orientation can be decided in the womb by rogue “epi-marks” that we receive from our opposite sex parent. Challenging the current conflicting orthodoxies that we are either a product of our environments or we have inherited the “gay gene” in our DNA, researchers William Rice, a professor at […]

Homophobes are Closets: new evidence

New studies suggest those who express virulent dislike of homosexuals may have an unacknowledged attraction to the same sex. Researchers also discovered homophobia is more pronounced in individuals who grew up with authoritarian parents who forbade such desires. The study is the first to document the role that both parenting and sexual orientation play in the formation […]

New Website Gathers Oral History of “Treatment” Of Homosexuality

>A website about the use of so-called “treatments” that aim to make homosexual people heterosexual was launched earlier this week. www.treatmentshomosexuality.org.uk is based on research funded by the Wellcome Trust from 2001 to 2004 into the oral history of such treatments in Britain since 1950 and gathers together oral histories from lesbian, gay and bisexual […]

Gay Penguins Feeling Broody

>A couple of gay penguins in the Polarland Park in Harbin, north east China have been separated from the rest of their colony after they were found replacing the eggs of straight couples and steal them with the aim of hatching them themselves. “One of the responsibilities of being a male adult is looking after […]