Entries by Peter G Tatchell from 01/2012

Future Sex: Beyond Gay and Straight

| Posted 01.09.2012 | UK

As homophobia diminishes and as future societies eventually embrace a post-homophobic culture, how will this transition to equality, dignity, understanding and acceptance affect the expression of sexuality?

Public Order Act: Repeal Section 5

| Posted 01.16.2012 | UK Politics

Section 5 of the Public Order Act 1986 is a menace to free speech and the right to protest. It has been repeatedly abused by over-zealous police and prosecutors, to variously arrest gay rights campaigners, Christian street preachers, critics of Scientology and even students making jokes.

Archbishop Sentamu Has No Right to Block Gay Civil Marriages

| Posted 01.30.2012 | UK

The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, is the second highest ranking clergyman in the Church of England. He has chosen to use his influential position to launch an inflammatory attack on the democratic will of the British people and on the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) men and women. Dr Sentamu, who born in Uganda and fled Idi Amin's dictatorship, has condemned the government over its plans to legalise same-sex civil marriage; insinuating that the prime minister is behaving in a dictatorial manner.