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.
Actress Emma Thompson has found herself in a spot of trouble with the residents of Isle of Wight after she joked on a US network that they still stoned homosexuals there.
Speaking on CBS’ The Late Late Show the actress caused a stir after she joked with the idea that islanders still lived with an archaic mindset and stoned homosexuals and shot any Irish and Scottish that set foot on the shores of South coast island.
Host Craig Ferguson said he was visiting Catalina, an island off the California coast, when he said: "It's kind of like the Isle of Wight."
Thompson replied: "Oh, so they stone homosexuals there?
Nice. I think they are still allowed to flog them, which of course some of them enjoy. I think they are allowed to shoot Irish or Scottish people if they arrive on the island - it is still in the rules. They are allowed to torture people. It's lovely, you should go."
David Pugh, the council leader on the island, hit back at the remarks made about the Island and even asked Thompson to see for herself, as any one is welcome.
Speaking to the Daily Telegraph, he added: "It's a great shame that someone with her profile should make such ridiculous claims,”
“The island is a very diverse and welcoming place, as testified by the many millions of visitors that holiday here each year.
"Her claims are much ado about nothing and as outlandish as some of the fiction in the Harry Potter films she has been working on."
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