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  • 28th January 2010

    Obama promises to end military gay ban 15

    Obama said he would work to lift the ban this year

    10:47 AM — US President Barack Obama promised to end the ban on gays and lesbians serving openly in the military last night. He said he would work with Congree and the military "this year".

  • 15th January 2010

    Pentagon lawyers advise delay on lifting military gay ban 34

    The ban may not be lifted for several years (Photo: US Army)

    3:34 PM — Lawyers for the head of the US military have advised that the ban on gays serving openly in the armed forces should not be lifted yet.

  • 12th January 2010

    ‘No right to not be offended’, says Tatchell 59

    Peter Tatchell attacked the convictions

    1:11 PM — Peter Tatchell has spoken out in defence of five Islamic extremists convicted of abusive language at a march in Luton last year. He acknowledged their homophobia but said free speech must be defended.

  • 5th January 2010

    Anti-gay hate preacher’s march may be banned 85

    Anjem Choudary has not given a date for the proposed march

    12:11 PM — An attempt by an anti-gay Muslim preacher to hold a march in a British town may be blocked by home secretary Alan Johnson. Islam4UK, headed by Anjem Choudary, plans to march through Wootton Bassett, a town famous for honouring soldiers killed abroad.

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