Archive for the ‘UK’ Category

Reading Pride does not want gay marriage

 

Reading Pride does not want Gay Marriage – they, like live every other sector of the LGBT Community, want marriage equality.  After all, gay people don’t drive gay cars, eat gay lunches or drink gay tea.  Well not all of us anyway! Reading Pride has realeased the following statement: Following recent opposition by the Catholic [...]

Ben & Jerry’s renames flavour in support of UK Gay Marriage

 

Popular Ice-cream maker, Ben & Jerry’s, has demonstrated it’s support of gay marriage by renaming flavour ‘Oh My! Apple Pie!” as “Apple-y ever after” ahead of plans to legalise same-sex marriage here in the UK. They have partnered with Equality Charity Stonewall as part of its campaign and has unveiled a webpage which allows people [...]

Gay Couple open surrogacy centre for same sex couples

 

Britains first gay fathers to be named on a childs birth certificate have opened the countries only surrogacy centre to cater for same sex couples in Maldon, Essex. Barrie and Tony Drewitt-Barlow hit the headlines in 1999 when they used a surrogate mother from California and an egg donor to father twins Aspen and Saffron. [...]

Womans Institute offended by anti-gay marriage advert

 

The Womans Institute is now posied to cause a political stir again after it rejected an advert to be placed in its WI Life Magazine from the Coalition for Marriage which is leading an anti-gay marriage campaign against the governement’s plans to allow same-sex marriage. The magazine is distributed to the WI’s 210,000 members. The [...]

UK Catholic Church to call its members to oppose gay marriage this weekend

 

The UK Catholic Church will call on its members today to oppose the governments plans to legalise same sex marriage.  It is said that a letter to be distributed in churches calls on Catholics to reject the government’s “profoundly radical” plans. “We understand marriage to be a call to holiness for a husband and wife, [...]

Poll says UK Voters in favour of gay marriage

 

A new poll that was commissioned by the Sunday Telegraph has revealed that more people support the government’s plan to introduce same sex marriage than are opposed to it. The ICM Research Survey discovered that 45% of those asked were in favour of same sex marriage whilst only 36% were against.  The rest of the [...]

Reading Pride says Balls to Homophobia

 

Following the Football Associations recent announcement that 3 footballers have been charged by the Football Association over alleged homophobic comments on twitter, Reading Pride has announced that it will be holding a major football tournament for LGBT players and supporters at this year’s Reading Pride Festival which will take place on 8th September 2012. The [...]

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