No Sex For Gay Bishops

On Friday 4th January 2013 The Church of England announced that it would allow gay men in civil partnerships to rise to the level of Bishop, provided they promise to remain abstinent. This is a further compromise by the church on this deeply controversial subject. It also looks set to prolong and widen the divisions […]

Church of England Keeps Mind Open on Same Sex Marriage

Newly appointed Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, says he will re-examine his thoughts on gay marriage ‘carefully and prayerfully’. Speaking at a press conference today (9 November), the former Bishop of Durham said that while he supports the Church’s opposition to gay marriage he was ready to ‘listen’ to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender […]

Tatchell Calls for Pan-European Demo against Discrimination

Yesterday, September 13th, Peter Tatchell urged people to join a London march and rally against religious attacks on human rights. “All across Europe, religious leaders are orchestrating campaigns against equality for women and LGBT people,” said Peter Tatchell, Director of the human rights organisation, the Peter Tatchell Foundation. “Most UK religious leaders oppose same-sex marriage. […]