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25 January 2011

  • 25th January 2011

    Christian hotel owners to appeal ruling 324

    The hotel owners will appeal the ruling

    6:14 PM — The Christian hotel owners who refused to let a gay couple share a room are appealing against the ruling. Peter and Hazelmary Bull, who own the Chymorvah Private Hotel near Penzance, were found to have acted unlawfully when denying civil partners Martin Hall and Steven Preddy a room.

  • Tory MP says schools are imposing ‘questionable sexual standards’ on pupils 20

    Richard Drax said schools would impose "questionable sexual standards" on pupils

    5:37 PM — Another Conservative MP has attacked plans to encourage schools to include references to gay people in maths, science and geography. South Dorset MP Richard Drax said the voluntary lesson plans were "ludicrous" and would impose "questionable sexual standards" on children.

  • 90s star Tiffany apologises for outing Jonathan Knight 13

    Jonathan Knight said he didn't mind being outed (Photo: Heleen van der Klink)

    4:37 PM — New Kids on the Block singer Jonathan Knight was accidentally outed by 90s popstar Tiffany. She was being interviewed on Bravo's late night chat show Watch What Happens Live and told host Andy Cohen that Knight was gay.

  • New Tory MP: ‘There can’t be widespread discrimination if gays earn more than straights’ 50

    Dominic Raab accused feminists of being 'bigots'

    3:57 PM — A new Tory MP who made headlines with his attack on "feminist bigots" has also questioned how the country can be "riddled with discrimination" if gay people earn more than their straight counterparts. Dominic Raab, the 37-year-old MP for Esher and Walton in Surrey, claimed that men should start "burning their briefs" in protest at the "raw deal" they get compared to women.

  • Chaz Bono says he’s ‘complete’ after gender reassignment 10

    Chaz Bono said he felt 'complete'

    10:53 AM — Cher's son Chaz Bono says he feels complete for the first time in his life since having gender reassignment surgery. The 41-year-old has now completed transition, having had surgery in 2009. He legally changed his name last year.

  • Melanie Phillips defends ‘gay brainwashing’ Daily Mail article 83

    Melanie Phillips said she had nothing against gay people

    10:49 AM — Daily Mail columnist Melanie Phillips has defended an article which suggested that gay people were becoming the "new McCarthyites". Her column, published yesterday, implied that homosexuality would become “mandatory” and accused gay activists of trying to "brainwash" children.

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