The UKs first ever LGBT History Month magazine is being launched with the support of Angela Eagle
Budget airline EasyJet yesterday offered to fly Pope Benedict XVI to the UK following the recent controversy surrounding his viewpoints on British Equality laws and estimated cost of his visit.
The Sun has caused havoc after publishing a poll yesterday asking whether gay people should be allowed to be cabinet ministers.
The Government will not push through proposals that churches argue would restrict their ability to deny jobs to gay people and transsexuals, Equality Minister Harriet Harman has confirmed.
Peter Tatchell has become one of the select few who has been awarded a commemorated blue plaque in his home in Bermondsey.
The plaque for the human rights campaigner was unveiled by Lord of the Rings actor, Sir Ian McKellen, 71, at his child home in South-East London where he has lived since 1979.
Tatchell, who was born in Australia, reportedly said: ‘This is a great honour but the greatest honour and privilege has been to work with so many extraordinary brave, courageous human rights activists.’
‘I have done my bit for human rights, but so have many, many others. I am just one of millions ...
working to make a better world.’
Only a few others have been awarded similar plaques which include the likes of Charles Darwin and John Lennon.
Sir Ian also said: "We're very lucky to have Peter with us - what he asks for is no more or less than freedom, and I couldn't be a stronger supporter of him.
"He's my hero, and to honour heroes is a good thing to do.
"It's absolutely sensational that there is a blue plaque.”
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