Category Archives: LGBT issues

>Persuade Uganda not to pass "Kill the Gays" bill today

>I’m not so sure that the Ugandans will take a whole load of notice of me, but I can’t just sit by and watch while their Parliament debates a bill that would bring in the death penalty for being gay. … Continue reading

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>Keep up the pressure to save Brenda Namigadde from deportation

>Last Friday I wrote about how Ugandan lesbian Brenda Namigadde faced deportation because a Court had ruled that there was no evidence that she was in fact homosexual. I really don’t want to see us going down the route of … Continue reading

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>Government must not allow Brenda Namigadde to be deported to Uganda

> We will stop the deportation of asylum seekers who have had to leave particular countries because their sexual orientation or gender identification puts them at proven risk of imprisonment, torture or execution There it is, clear as day, from page 18 of the Coalition Agreement. At the time, it was so reassuring to see. Under Labour, LGBT people had disgracefully been told to be discreet if their country … Continue reading

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>When Helen Duffett met Iain Dale

>Why would a woman from Scotland spend a Monday evening listening to a local London radio station? And why would she consider making it a regular date? Every Monday at 8, LBC has a bloggers’ panel. Last night it was … Continue reading

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>Nick Clegg’s Fabulous Attitude on Equal Marriage

>Nick Clegg has laid out five key changes the Liberal Democrats would make to ensure that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people were treated equally under the law. In an interview with Attitude, reported in the Independent, he says that … Continue reading

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