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04:26 | 22nd October 2017

News: UK

Thu 18 Nov, 2010
By Robert Ingham

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Exclusive – Angela Eagle MP praises first ever LGBT History Month Magazine

Exclusive – Angela Eagle MP praises first ever LGBT History Month Magazine

The UKs first ever LGBT History Month magazine is being launched with the support of Angela Eagle


EasyJet offers free flight to Pope (Plus Speedy Boarding)

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.


Anger of The Sun gay minister survey

The Sun has caused havoc after publishing a poll yesterday asking whether gay people should be allowed to be cabinet ministers.


Harman confirms discrimination law bid dropped

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.


First openly gay MP wins an award

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Former MP Chris Smith has been awarded, Freedom of the Borough in Islington, for his work in name of the community.

Smith, now known as Lord Smith of Finsbury, was the first MP to come out as gay back in 1984. He has now been awarded the Freedom of the Borough for his dedication to the community and is work to help achieve equality in the area of Islington, where received the award at a ceremony in the local Town Hall of Islington.

The Labour MP and former Secretary for Culture, Media and Sport was not only the first to come out as gay but also to reveal his positive HIV status.


 

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