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Lucy Mangan: out, and proud

Lucy Mangan: out, and proud | It has to get better | Scoop.it
When the playgroup leader hands round a petition against gay marriage, there's only one thing for it – head for the door (RT @ProfSocialWork: When playgroup leader hands petition against gay marriage, there's one thing for it - head for the door!
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Comment: Equal marriage plans must include religion, says Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper

Comment: Equal marriage plans must include religion, says Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper | It has to get better | Scoop.it
Writing for PinkNews.co.uk, Labour’s Shadow Home Secretary and Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities Yvette Cooper says the Government's plans for marriage equality must go further if they are to respect religious freedom and tackle...
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UK churches launch attack on conservative government's gay ...

UK churches launch attack on conservative government's gay ... | It has to get better | Scoop.it
The head of the Roman Catholic Church in England will be the latest church leader to try to ambush the prime minister's attempt to legalise same-sex marriage when he launches his no campaign from the pulpit this weekend.
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Some facts for Cardinal Keith O’Brien | Andrew Copson

I nominated Cardinal Keith O’Brien for the New Humanist Bad Faith award back in 2008. He didn’t win but I think if I nominated him again he would be in with a much better chance.

 

On his intervention in the gay marriage debate, it’s not just that his opinion is inhumane and hateful, it is based on two claims which are totally unsupported by the facts. Maybe this shouldn’t be too much of a surprise but I think it is worth pointing out.

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Comment: Gays, God, marriage and the politics of polling

Comment: Gays, God, marriage and the politics of polling | It has to get better | Scoop.it
Balaji Ravichandran on how the debate on same sex marriage in the UK has been skewed by the politics of the polling and how it reminds him a little of Yes Minister.
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UK Equality Minister: Church’s opposition to same sex marriage is ‘Dark Age’ homophobia

UK Equality Minister: Church’s opposition to same sex marriage is ‘Dark Age’ homophobia | It has to get better | Scoop.it
Lynne Featherstone, the Liberal Democrat minister for equality has said that the language the Church of England and the Catholic Church has used is homophobic and that the views that the leaders are expressing belong in the Dark Ages. ...
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National Secular Society - Homophobia and the rise of Britain’s religious right

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"With the blaze of publicity at its launch, smooth-talking media spokespeople and petition raising efforts, the campaign against marriage equality by the Coalition For Marriage has been executed with the kind of coordination, discipline and creativity that would make any PR guru envious..."

 

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UK Political Parry » Blog Archive » The Backlash Against Gay Marriage

UK Political Parry » Blog Archive » The Backlash Against Gay Marriage | It has to get better | Scoop.it
The Centre Right is objecting significantly to Gay Marriage as the Coalition moves closer and closer to implementing it. The Telegraph published this week an article entitled; “Gay marriage is not as simple as David Cameron ...
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