Stonewall Celebrates LGBT History Month

Stonewall’s Chris Sims describes the achievements of LGBT History Month and its initiators Schools OUT UK in an Independent article published Wednesday the 4th of March. In the article Chris describes the achievements of a Worcestershire school that did a lesson an Sappho and highlights the importance of ‘celebrating’ and not ‘tolerating’ diversity. To read […]

IoS Pink List Honours Sportspeople

All of Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic participants were honoured in the Independent on Sunday’s Pink List, with Olympic gold medal-winning boxer, Nicola Adams coming first and Paralympic presenter Clare Balding second. Professional campaigner and activist Peter Tatchell deservedly came in at number 3 LGBT History Month patrons Gareth Thomas came in at 19, Christine Burns at 42, Angela Eagle […]

Independent Comes Out in Favour of Same Sex Marriage

The Independent has launched a campaign and petition in favour of legalising same sex marriage today, September the 20th. Launching the Equal Voices petition on the website, the campaign states 3 principles: The EQUAL PARTNERS manifesto will aim to achieve the following; 1.     Civil marriages should be extended to homosexual couples. 2.     Religious institutions should be free […]

Church helps Putin Revive Stalinism

The Russian Orthodox Church helped Vladimir Putin to return to the dark days of Stalinism in a black day for the LGBT community yesterday. Demonstrations took place around the world – including London – against the two year sentences for Pussy Riot members for hooliganism. The women have already been in custody for five months. […]