Tatchell Defends Stance Following Twitterstorm

Peter Tatchell today defended his stance on trans rights and free speech following a Twitterstorm of abuse, hatemail and death wishes in response to his having signed a letter opposing banning people from speaking publicly. Acknowledging that he didn’t support every word in the letter and he didn’t agree with everyone who signed it (in […]

Third Footballer this Year Charged over Homophobic Tweet

A third professional footballer has found himself in trouble over homophobic tweets just half-way through the second month of 2012. Following Oxford United’s sacking of  Lee Steele over a homophobic tweet regarding LGBT History Month patron Gareth Thomas and Leicester City fining Michael Ball ditto Anthony Cotton, West Ham’s new signing  Ravel Morrison has been charged following […]

Today Programme Interviews Ugandan Gay and Trans Refugees

As the Ugandan Government prepares to debate a reformed anti-homosexual bill, the BBC Radio 4 Today programme featured interviews with a gay couple and a transsexual woman who have fled the country after abuse including imprisonment, sexual assault, beatings and harassment. To hear the report and the interviews go here.