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Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell awarded Honorary Doctorate by De Montford University

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  1. Excellent – nicely done De Montfort University, and congratulations PT!

  2. Nice one Peter :)

  3. Mumbo Jumbo 23 Jan, 2:22pm

    Well said and well deserved, Peter.

  4. Dr Clive Wheeler 23 Jan, 3:07pm

    Fantastic news not just for us in the gay community worldwide but also for every human being however they classify themselves. Peter has done so much for the rights of every human being through his tireless action for human rights.

  5. Peter Tatchell 23 Jan, 4:44pm

    Thanks for your kind messages regarding my Honorary Doctorate for human rights. I’m one small cog. WE are many. TOGETHER, we make a positive difference

  6. A fine tribute for a hero we simply couldn’t do without.
    Many congratulations, Peter.

  7. ‘The positive nature of some child-adult sexual relationships is not confined to non-Western cultures. Several of my friends – gay and straight, male and female – had sex with adults from the ages of NINE to 13. NONE feel they were abused. All say it was their conscious choice and gave them great joy.
    ‘While it may be impossible to condone paedophilia, it is time society acknowledged the truth that NOT ALL SEX INVOLVING CHILDREN is unwanted, abusive and harmful.’- Jimmy Saville

    apologies ….oops sorry it was actually Tatchell who wrote the above (wonder if the police have been given the names of adults who had sex with nine year olds to 13 year olds – or is the information in the Tatchell secret archives ?) .I’m sure the University will find it gets egg on it’s face very soon for giving this award to the self-styles so-called ‘human rights’ campaigner .

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