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Anti-equal marriage councillor made faith champion for Brighton

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  1. “As faith groups champion I want to ensure this council actively builds genuine, open and inclusive working relations with this significant grouping of our population, some of whom have felt sidelined by those who, for various reasons, seem to take a dim view of people of faith.”

    Just like her gay constituents were sidelined by her dim view of gay marriage. Let’s hope she is voted out next time.

  2. No you can’t hold the views that GBLT people should be equal and then oppose marriage equality. You cannot hold them both together – one must be a lie

  3. Bigots of the world, unite – behind religion.

  4. Robert in S. Kensington 31 Oct 2013, 8:51pm

    She IS a bigot. If Summers believes in rights for gay couples and opposes SSM because she considers it a religious matter and therefore everyone has to comply with such belief regardless if they happen to be religious or a non-believer than that isn’t bigotry?

    Moving the goal post to include SSM means more equality, therefore Summers and the catholic priest are BIGOTS which these two oppose.

  5. Robert in S. Kensington 31 Oct 2013, 8:53pm

    Another thing, the Green Party in every country where it has a presence has long supported equal marriage even before the Liberal Democrats in the UK.

  6. As “faith champion” she will undoubtedly find she has more in common with her fellow religious bigots and be able to redfine words like “equality” to mean “almost, but not quite equal to us” – as opposed to, say, the Green Party who use “equality” in the more widely understood sense of actual equality. She has revealed herself to be yet another cynical career politician. Let’s hope the people of Brighton see sense and vote her out in the next elections.

  7. Regardless of what a book says is right or wrong it is not your choice wether your catholic, prodistent, Muslim, Hindu …. Just like I did not chose to be gay. So if you are treating all culture with respect and equality why should sexuality be discriminated? After all what business is it of yours if I am married or not to a man who I love and care for?

    1. Sorry – but people CHOOSE to be religious. You do not ‘choose’ your sexuality …

  8. Yeah, just like secular, progressive people “moved the goal posts” for women’s rights, racial equality, science and mental health in spite of Church opposition!

  9. An extremely single-minded and persistent anti-gay bigot, she has gay people targeted in her gun sights, gun practise being one of her hobbies I think I recall.
    Why does she get so aroused by homosexuality especially?

  10. My post didn’t appear because it contained the C word

    1. What cnut you mean?

    2. Clunge …?

  11. I’ve always heard that Brighton is the San Francisco of England. It’s clearly not since San Francisco would NEVER have anything resembling a “Faith Champion” on their city council. At least they should be honest and call it a “Myths and Superstitions Champion”.

  12. Jock S. Trap 1 Nov 2013, 9:51am

    Clearly she’ll fit into her role in this bigoted religious club where she will become another voice of the unreasonable…. well even more so.

    Shameful though, whatever you look at it.

  13. ” … some of whom have felt sidelined by those who, for various reasons, seem to take a dim view of people of faith”. Errrm – yes. That would be because many ‘people of faith’ – like yourself – are ignorant bigots who want to keep the world JUST the way it’s always been and to deny gay people the same opportunities YOU enjoy simply because of your ‘belief’ in some old book. Have whatever childish beliefs you want. But the days when you could IMPOSE your will on others are LONG gone. Get over it – and yourself – and grow up!

  14. Robert in S. Kensington 1 Nov 2013, 10:48am

    The problem with these religious loons and assortment of demented freaks is that none can discern the difference between religious and civil marriage, the latter not having anything to do with the former and invented by the secular state to allow divorced people including serial hetero adulterers some of whom sit in Parliament and those of no belief system to marry and re-marry. The catholic bigot priest and Summers should look at the Green Party official policy since it has long supported equal marriage for gay couples longer than any other party. Progress always involves moving the goal post so his claim is beyond disingenuous, freaking liars. In his demented world, progress should never be made but then one only has to look at the evil cult he subscribes to and defends unto death.

  15. Beelzeebub 1 Nov 2013, 11:06am

    If this bible basher read her stinking bibble she should would be aware of the following:

    1 Timothy 2:12 – But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence.

    Ergo. Shut it, you cherry picking homophobic bigot.

  16. This woman opposes equal rights under the law for other people on the basis of an irrational belief. It is therefore not ‘unfair and disrespectful’ to call her a bigot.
    It is simply accurate.

  17. “Faith champion” is a newly made up title apparently, it could have easily been “Superstition champion” or “Bigotry champion” or even “Smugness champion” in the case of Christina Summers.

    1. Defender of The Faith? Oh no. Hang on. That title – in what we laughingly call a ‘democracy’ – is already the preserve of our Monarch. I do so love being a ‘subject’, don’t you?

  18. Excuse me dear, but, We ARE Family!

  19. My friends and I won’t be visiting Brighton until she is out.

  20. soapbubblequeen 3 Nov 2013, 6:10pm

    Stupid cow. They should blast out George Michael’s song ‘Faith’ outside her house to annoy her.

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