73 articles found
11 May 2012
Comment: Barack Obama joins an unstoppable global trend towards equality
President Obama has, at last, moved with the flow of history and an unstoppable global trend towards equality, writes Peter Tatchell.
11 May 2012
David Walliams, Stephen Fry and The Saturdays come @Out4Marriage
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.
10 May 2012
British girl band The Saturdays first musicians to come @Out4Marriage
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.
28 April 2012
Exclusive: Education Secretary orders investigation of Catholic Schools’ anti-gay petition scandal
The Education Secretary Michael Gove has ordered officials to investigate the promotion of an anti-gay marriage petition by the Catholic Education Service uncovered by PinkNews.co.uk on Wednesday.
18 April 2012
Video: Tony Abbott’s dinner interrupted by equal marriage activists
The Australian opposition leader, Tony Abbott, who is against equal marriage in the country, has been the target of a small group of equal marriage activists during dinner with a journalist at a restaurant.
19 March 2012
French gay couple lose adoption appeal at European Court
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled against a lesbian couple from France who were seeking to jointly adopt a child one of them had conceived.
15 March 2012
Comment: Gay marriage proposals are welcome but flawed
Peter Tatchell says the government's consultation proposals today to allow civil marriage for gay couples but not religious ceremonies or straight civil partnerships are a welcome move but still discriminate and hinder religious freedom.
14 March 2012
Comment: Catholic Archbishops misled the faithful on equal marriage plans
Peter Tatchell writes that in their letter on a 'duty' to oppose marriage equality, Catholic Archbishops mislead the faithful - either deliberately or by careless omission.
8 March 2012
Editorial: The Times now for all to show their hand on marriage equality
On Monday, The Times published an editorial calling for the introduction of gay marriage.
5 March 2012
Cardinal defends ‘grotesque’ gay marriage comment and calls to stop ‘progress’
The head of the Catholic Church in Scotland Cardinal Keith O'Brien has defended comments at the weekend in which he described equal marriage rights as 'grotesque' and the legalisation of gay marriages as being akin to the legalisation of slavery and warned of 'further aberrations'.
20 February 2012
Comment: The Coalition for Marriage stands for homophobic discrimination
Coalition members are entitled to believe that same-sex marriages are wrong, but they are not entitled to demand that their opposition to such marriages should be imposed on the rest of society and enforced by law, Peter Tatchell argues.
14 February 2012
Comment: Our Valentine’s wish, equal love for gay and straight
Our Valentine's Day wish is for 'Equal Love'.
2 February 2012
Comment: No more stalling, gay and straight couples deserve equality now
On the first anniversary of the Equal Love campaign's appeal to the European Court of Human Rights, Peter Tatchell examines the inequalities of straight marriage and gay civil partnerships.
2 February 2012
Priests ask for choice over gay ceremonies
In a letter published today, over a hundred clergy from the Diocese of London have asked the Church of England to let individual priests be free to conduct civil partnership ceremonies for gay couples if they so wish.
31 January 2012
Comment: Archbishop Sentamu has no right to block gay civil marriages
Peter Tatchell argues that Archbishop Sentamu has no right to block gay civil marriages, the clergyman's demand for discrimination against gay couples is itself dictatorial and Anglican leaders are divisive, intolerant and out of touch.
25 January 2012
Nikolay Alekseev: The visionary Peter Tatchell
"Peter is a visionary.
25 January 2012
The timeline of Peter Tatchell
To mark Peter Tatchell's 60th birthday and 45 years of service to the gay community through his human rights campaigning, QX Magazine presented a timeline of the life of this remarkable man so far.
8 January 2012
Comment: How and why PinkNews will be celebrating Peter Tatchell Day
Peter Tatchell has changed Britain and the world for the better in his decades of campaigning.
16 December 2011
Labour MEPs pledge support for Equal Love campaign in Europe
All Labour's representatives at the European Parliament have signed their support for the Equal Love campaign, which aims to allow equal access for gay and straight couples to civil partnerships and marriage.
9 December 2011
Comment: Why does the equality minister oppose marriage equality? by Peter Tatchell
Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell claims that the Liberal Democrat equality minister, Lynne Featherstone, does not support equality because she hasn't backed religious gay marriages or straight civil partnerships.