What is the very Best way to respond when faced with Bigotry and hatred?

Derren Brown, the famous illusionist, came out as gay back in 2007. At the time the rather inevitable happened; because he is famous, some of the tabloids ran with it …. In 2007 he did a “discreet” interview with The Independent where he officially came out.  “If you don’t do anything at all then suddenly it’s … Read moreWhat is the very Best way to respond when faced with Bigotry and hatred?

Georgia student’s family disowns and assaults him in nightmarish gay ‘intervention’ video

Meet Daniel Ashley Pierce, a really nice kid who has just been disowned, violently assaulted, and then thrown out of his house by his family. He came out to his family in October last year, then on Wednesday last week, his father, stepmother, mother and grandparents assembled in his father’s house to disown him and cut off … Read moreGeorgia student’s family disowns and assaults him in nightmarish gay ‘intervention’ video

Sometimes you get to meet your heroes and discover it really is all true

As you might (or might not) know, I’m currently attending the World Humanist Congress in Oxford, and so as a result I’ve had the opportunity to meet some really truly amazing individuals. Pictured above between myself and Joan Bakewell is Peter Tatchell He is one truly amazing individual who has successfully campaigned over many decades and made … Read moreSometimes you get to meet your heroes and discover it really is all true

Moderate Islamic Leader in UK declares himself to be a narrow minded bigot

As you might, or perhaps might not, be aware, the BBC runs a program called “Free Speech” in which current affairs are discussed such an unemployment, immigration, gay rights etc… The format is one that involves going out to different venues within different cities around the UK and directly engaging with the public. In a … Read moreModerate Islamic Leader in UK declares himself to be a narrow minded bigot

Yet another “Pray the gay away” proponent … is in fact gay, but now apologies for all the hurt he caused

Alan Chambers, president of Exodus International since 1972, has been a very strong advocate for the idea that gay Christians can simply pray their gayness away. Things has now changed, and if you will forgive the metphor, he has had a road to Demascus experience and seen the light. He has now closed the Exodus International and issued a … Read moreYet another “Pray the gay away” proponent … is in fact gay, but now apologies for all the hurt he caused

“Gay marriage is not a faith issue” … says Archbishop of Canterbury

The debate on the proposed Gay Marriage bill in the UK has reached the House of Lords, and as might be expected, the unelected Bishops have a few thoughts on it all. Side note, yes we have people who are part of our law-making process on the sole basis that they have an imaginary friend … Read more“Gay marriage is not a faith issue” … says Archbishop of Canterbury