We need to tackle homophobia where it persists in the community – starting with the use of the word ‘gay’ as an insult.
Posts Tagged: LGBT
Tatchell defends anti-abortion protests – and tells how he got Cameron and Johnson to support same-sex marriage
The veteran LGBT campaigner says the former Prime Minister’s aides “were terrified I might try and kiss him, or superglue myself to the Cabinet table”.
One party cannot have a monopoly on BAME voters. Competition breeds excellence, and if we want excellent BAME policies, we need politicians competing for our votes.
Alex Morton: It’s time to turn the Department for International Development into a Department for Humanitarian Relief
At a time when austerity continues, we need to be explain that we are not wasting taxpayers’ money on a grand delusion that we can create prosperity.
While society has become more liberal to minority communities, it doesn’t show the same acceptance to members of the party that won most votes at last year’s election.
Alex Morton: Identity politics is wrong – and bad for Tories, too. So if May is staking a revival on it, her difficulties will deepen.
The idea that all groups should have the same outcomes is just an update of the old socialist idea of equality of outcome – ignoring the choices that individuals make.
In the current climate, this controversial announcement seems reasonably unsurprising. The issue is by no means straightforward, however.
Introducing Bright Blue’s seventy-point plan to support Theresa May in her quest to combat the “burning injustices” she outlined on the steps of Downing Street.
Divisions between London and Edinburgh are being overplayed – the Scottish leadership will not want an early election.
Ministers were concerned that the Nationalists’ version granted pardons for acts which are still crimes.
A comprehensive programme could both greatly reduce avoidable incidents and speed the rehabilitation of offenders.
Mike Freer: Evaluating this anti-HIV drug should be based on clinical effectiveness – not prejudice over life choices
The line taken by some tabloid newspapers about PrEP has been reminiscent of stories published when AIDS first struck in the 1980s.
She, like many others, has changed her views over the years, and is now a champion of equal rights.