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 […]

Lord Alli: We've Still a Long Way To Go

Lord Alli has written to the Pink News expressing his pleasure at the majority vote to reject the same sex marriage wrecking bill in the House of Lords but warning that there is still a long way to go. Lord Waheed Alli, a gay Muslim elected to the Lords in 1998, said that despite changes, […]

Tatchell: Cameron Right on Religious Marriage but Wrong on Straight Civil Partnership

Pater Tatchell partially defended David Cameron’s stance on same sex marriage today. “David Cameron’s support for the right of religious organisations to conduct same-sex marriages is a welcome affirmation of religious freedom and gay equality,” said Tatchell, Director of the human rights organisation, the Peter Tatchell Foundation. “The Quakers, Unitarians and Liberal Jews want to conduct […]

Miliband will have 3 line whip on same sex marriage

Shadow leader Ed Miliband gave his wholehearted support to same sex marriage and said there will be a three-line-whip for Labour ministers on Thursday, September the 27th. Although Prime Minister David Cameron is in favour of same sex marriage, he is giving his ministers a free vote. To read more go here

LGBT History Month Magazine

The LGBT History Month magazine is available free in electronic copy now. Featuring an interview with Sue Sanders, a report by Tony Fenwick on why we need to focus on sport, an article by Gendered Intelligence on trans youth, a guide to Pride House, Suran Dickson and Diversity Role Models and a host of other […]

Downing Street Summit on Homophobia and Racism in Football

Downing Street used LGBT History Month to host a summit on racism and homophobia in football on February 23rd. At a time when every premier league team has signed the LGBT Sports charter and the Football Association has launched its Four Year plan to get rid of homophobia and transphobia and make the sport an open and […]