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20:57 | 11th December 2017

News: World

Mon 9 Sep, 2013
By Robert Ingham


Extraordinary that it's also coming from within the Party.

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Gay Soldiers shouldnt command troops say's Brazillian General.

A Brazilian general’s comment that gay soldiers should not be allowed to command troops sparked fierce criticism today from gay rights groups and a national lawyers’ organisation that champions human rights


SJP – SATC2 = LGBT

Sarah Jessica Parker has given away her tickets to the Sex and the City 2 premier in a bid to raise money for equal LGBT rights.


Five arrested in Kenya over gay wedding

Kenya police on Friday arrested five suspected homosexuals in a coastal resort town after hundreds of residents protested over a planned gay wedding, a local official said.


Prop 8 to be made into a film

Seeking to overcome a broadcast blackout imposed by the US Supreme Court, a pair of Los Angeles filmmakers have undertaken the task of faithfully recreating the federal trial on California’s same-sex marriage ban for the internet – all 60-plus hours of it; every “um,” “yes, your honour” and “objection!”


Camp Cunliffe accused of gay scaremongering

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The Labour leadership contest today in New Zealand openly split over Grant Robertson's sexuality.

One of his supporters accused Camp Cunliffe of deliberate gay scaremongering.

Tonight the three contenders are all campaigning in the West Coast town of Blackball, something of a Labour Party shrine – the birthplace of the party.

It's a party now with its first openly-gay leadership contender, although Mr Robertson is concerned his comrades are using his sexuality against him.



Camp Robertson loyalist MP Clare Curran has accused Camp Cunliffe of playing to people's homophobic prejudices to damage Mr Robertson's chances.

She tweeted: "The "NZ's not ready for a gay PM" is prob the biggest dog whistle I've ever heard. Extraordinary that it's also coming from within the Party."

Ms Curran blamed two unnamed union bosses, former party president Mike Williams and David Cunliffe campaign member Jenny Michie of using Mr Robertson's sexuality to undermine him.

Source: 3News

To read more, click www.3news.co.nz/Camp-Cunliffe-accused-of-gay-scaremongering/tabid/1607/articleID/312511/Default.aspx



 

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