In the event, my friends and supporters applauded and embraced me. But there is still work to do to secure universal LGBT acceptance in the UK.
Posts Tagged: Equality
Daniel Hannan: The Johnson tape, the Field incident. So much was said about both. But why the silence about the Kirklees arrests?
The investigation, after all, concerns the systematic rape of underage girls. The non-reaction to it says much about our culture and times.
Sajid Javid: I’m in this race because I want to level the playing field, to lower the ladder to everyone.
I am used to people trying to tell me what I can’t do, and I’m used to proving people wrong. I know that our party can fix the problems the nation faces.
“Conservatives have a proud record of promoting gender equality… we call on you to explain how you will build on this record”
The Conservative Women in Parliament Group’s letter to all the candidates in the leadership election.
Jesse Norman: Conservatism, the party leadership, and the future of our country. Why I am considering standing.
If you believe in this idea of conservatism; if you want new faces at the table; if you share these ambitions, then please say so.
Lots of people want to know what the next Prime Minister will do for the country on everything other than Brexit.
If we are talking about real power and acceptance, then women should comprise 50 per cent of the representation in politics, locally and nationally.
“The Conservative Party should stand up for all those who feel powerless in Britain today”- Gibb’s reformist speech
“If we fail to address the very real areas in which the capitalist system is failing – a long period of left-wing, socialist government is surely on its way.”
Christ’s resurrection certainly doesn’t help us out on Brexit – unless it be to remind us of the Christian virtues of temperance and respect.
I’m naturally wary of the state interfering unnecessarily, but at minimum it is important to ascertain their whereabouts and that they really are being educated.
Alex Morton: Riots, looting, pillaging, yellow vests. France shows what Britain could face if Brexit is blocked.
A new book argues that the country is divided between a metropolitan elite, which rules for its own advantage – and the rest.
It is damaged beyond repair by poor definitions, confusion and misuse. The term harms Muslims.
Simon Marcus: Marxist ideology. Lax courts – and May’s legacy. All have helped to create the new era of gang crime.
While white boys are being saved in Glasgow, a new era of lawlessness has become rationalised in London – and will continue until our leaders come to their senses.
Mordaunt: Let’s champion “the invisible women who keep…our nation going.” Her women’s suffrage centenary speech: full text
“There’s a lot of focus on women in boardrooms…But this is not the place where business is being re-imagined.”
Peterson rejects collectivist doctrines, and instead emphasises the importance of the individual. This is why so many people say they have been inspired by his work.