It shouldn’t have been controversial… but it was!
The Kingdom of Brunei’s anti-gay punishment will come into effect today, meaning anyone found guilty of engaging a raft of behaviours including homosexuality will be stoned to death.
As Brunei confirms it is to start using the death penalty for those found guilty of gay sex, people are calling on the Commonwealth to intervene.
There are over 70 countries where homosexuality is illegal. 35 of them are in the Commonwealth.
The UK’s Government has launched an LGBT action plan, in which it wants to deal with issues facing the LGBT+ community, including how it will work with international governments and the Commonwealth on LGBT+ issues.
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday told former colonies anti-gay laws once imposed by her country “were wrong then, and they are wrong now”. The premier raised discriminatory legislation […]
Peter Tatchell is leading a protest for gay rights for LGBT+ people in the Commonwealth. With the Queen in attendance for Commonwealth Day, leading LGBT+ and human rights campaigner, Peter […]
The Speaker of the House of Commons, the Rt Hon John Bercow MP, in advance of the opening of the Commonwealth Games on 23 July, welcomed competitors from across the […]
African LGBT activists will march alongside the Peter Tatchell Foundation near the head of the annual Pride London parade this Saturday, 28 June, to protest against the persecution of LGBT […]
Peter Tatchell suggests Queen is ‘disrespectful’ for double standards, in PinkNews article. Does he have a point?
For the first time in Her Majesty’s 61 year reign, the Queen has signalled that she supports gay rights. In a live television broadcast the British monarch will sign a […]