11th April 2013
Peter Tatchell: ‘Thatcher talked freedom but supported tyrants’
4:10 PM — Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell shares his thoughts on Margaret Thatcher who died earlier this week and writes about her relationships with foreign dictators.
22nd March 2013
Peter Tatchell: ‘Anti-gay London bus advert ban wrong’
3:22 PM — Responding to Friday’s High Court ruling, Peter Tatchell writes that Core Issues Trust should have been allowed to place anti-gay adverts on buses in the capital – in the name of free speech – despite their offensive message.
10th March 2013
Peter Tatchell: The Queen’s silence on gay rights excludes and disrespects gay people
8:42 PM — Peter Tatchell writes that, although the Commonwealth Charter implicitly condemns homophobic discrimination, the Queen's lack of specific recognition of the LGBT community is a signal of exclusion and disrespect.
6th February 2013
Peter Tatchell: Commons vote a victory for equal marriage but the battle is not yet won
1:21 PM — Reflecting on yesterday's victory for the equal marriage bill in the House of Commons, which passed 400 to 175, Peter Tatchell writes on what is to come next, that the bill may still face strong opposition and that there is still a need to extend civil partnerships to straight couples.
5th February 2013
Green MP Caroline Lucas: Today is a momentous moment for marriage equality
4:00 PM — Green MP Caroline Lucas has described today’s debate and pending vote on the Marriage (Same Sex Couples Bill) as a historic occasion.
4th February 2013
Peter Tatchell: Tory opponents to equal marriage are a ‘bigoted’ minority
4:27 PM — Speaking ahead of Tuesday’s House of Commons vote on the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill, Peter Tatchell has said that opponents to the bill in the Conservative Party were a minority and did not represent the views of the party.
26th January 2013
Peter Tatchell: The equal marriage bill is commendable, but flawed
11:42 AM — Peter Tatchell commends the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill, but outlines reasons why the option of civil partnerships for heterosexual couples, to avoid a legal imbalance, should be considered.
24th January 2013
Peter Tatchell welcomes ACPO response over police DNA sampling of gay men
12:59 PM — Peter Tatchell has welcomed a decision by the Association of Chief Police Officers to issue Chief Constables with new guidelines after it was revealed gay men were being forced to give DNA samples to police officers.
21st January 2013
Peter Tatchell: The UK should look at lowering the age of consent to 14
6:59 PM — Peter Tatchell sets out reasons why consideration should be given to reducing the age of consent - providing it is accompanied by earlier, better quality sex and relationship education:
31st December 2012
Miley Cyrus: I love London because there are so many gay people
6:36 PM — US singer and actress Miley Cyrus says she loves London because it has more gay people than she's ever seen.
11th December 2012
Peter Tatchell: Gay couples have legal advantage if civil partnerships are not offered to straight couples
4:38 PM — Following the UK government's announcement today to bring forward equal marriage legislation in early 2013, Peter Tatchell has said that it is wrong to make it illegal for the Church of England to marry same-sex couples, and that gay couples will have a legal advantage, if straight couples are not offered the right to civil partnerships.
1st December 2012
Peter Tatchell: The government’s HIV strategy is failing gay and bisexual men
7:03 PM — Human rights activist Peter Tatchell says that the British Government's strategy for HIV is failing men who have sex with men, the group seeing the fastest growth in HIV transmission rates.
30th November 2012
Comment: New rules must stop press homophobia
6:31 PM — Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has welcomed the publication of this week's Leveson Report - in a comment piece for PinkNews.co.uk he says he hopes it can lead to greater protection for LGBT people from press intrusion.
15th November 2012
Comment: Lobby Maria Miller so we can have full marriage equality
1:27 PM — Peter Tatchell says now is the time to email the Culture Secretary and Minister for Equalities Maria Miller, in order to ensure the LGBT community can secure complete marriage equality.
26th August 2012
Miley Cyrus “thinks lesbians are awesome”
6:59 PM — According to new reports, not only does Miley Cyrus not mind jokes about her haircut making her seem to be "leaning towards gay" she "loves" lesbians, and takes it as a compliment.
31st May 2012
Two weeks remain for public consultation on marriage equality in England and Wales
1:24 PM — Two weeks remain until the government's consultation on how to introduce marriage equality for gay couples closes, prompting final calls for responses from gay and trans people as well as straight allies.
14th May 2012
One month remains for government consultation on marriage equality
5:30 PM — A month remains until the close of the government's consultation on how to implement civil marriage equality for gay and straight couples.
11th May 2012
Comment: Barack Obama joins an unstoppable global trend towards equality
5:13 PM — President Obama has, at last, moved with the flow of history and an unstoppable global trend towards equality, writes Peter Tatchell.
David Walliams, Stephen Fry and The Saturdays come @Out4Marriage
3:17 PM — Celebrities including Stephen Fry, Britain’s Got Talent judge David Walliams and The Saturdays have already pledged their support of introducing equal marriage in the UK.
10th May 2012
British girl band The Saturdays first musicians to come @Out4Marriage
5:47 PM — British girl group The Saturdays have lent their support to the Out4Marriage campaign and urged the public to get on board and support marriage equality for gay and straight couples.