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06:04 | 27th April 2017

News: UK

Thu 8 Apr, 2010
By Danielle Carter


This week, Cameron blocked government plans to ensure that all pupils receive sex education and education to counter homophobia from the age of 15," said Mr Tatchell.

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You are invited to join this Sunday's carnival-style "Big Gay Flashmob" street party.

It has already attracted over a thousand supporters on Facebook.

Following the Tories recent mixed messages on gay rights, including Chris Grayling's confession that he supports the right of B owners to refuse accommodation to same-sex couples, the theme of Sunday's street party is:

"David Cameron: Come Out! (on gay rights)....David Cameron, what are your gay rights policies?"



"Right now, the Tories don't have any official lesbian and gay rights policies," said LGBT human rights Peter Tatchell.

"The Conservative Party annual conference has never voted for gay equality and there are no gay rights policies in any Tory policy document. The Conservatives are offering the gay community no new measures to remedy the remaining vestiges of homophobia.

"Like Gordon Brown, David Cameron supports the ban on same-sex civil marriage and the lifetime ban on gay blood donors. This week, Cameron blocked government plans to ensure that all pupils receive sex education and education to counter homophobia from the age of 15," said Mr Tatchell.

Co-organiser, lesbian environmental activist, Tamsin Omond added:

"David Cameron talks about gay rights but he hasn't got any specific gay rights policies. He isn't saying what he would do for gay people if he became Prime Minister. We want to know.

"Sunday's street party will be a lot of fun. We hope David will join us. This is his big opportunity to end the confusion and outline his policies to ensure gay equality. We want him to join us - and to bring Chris Grayling too," she said.

Join Peter and Tamsin 2pm, this Sunday, 11 April, outside Conservative election campaign HQ, 30 Millbank, SW1P 4DP

 

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