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Archbishop Welby should update his Church's stance on homosexual relations
The Queen is set to sign a historic charter promoting gay rights and gender equality in a move campaigners hailed as a “watershed” for Britain’s antiquated anti-gay legislation.
In a world where those who never dare to question the status quo seem to prosper most, the Contrarian Prize recognises this nation's heroes of conscience
The ambushing of the Prime Minister with the names of rumoured Tory paedophiles by the ITV presenter Phillip Schofield has generated more than 100 viewer complaints to Ofcom.
Gay men convicted for something no longer an offence win right for criminal records to be expunged
A plan to test the UK's ban on gay marriages and heterosexual civil partnerships has been stalled by a local government council incorrectly replying to one of eight English couples set on arguing the twin bans are unlawful and should be reversed.
They met over tea and biscuits in a fifth-floor boardroom at New Scotland Yard, overlooked by portraits of the Queen and the Queen Mother. On one side of the table was the Most Reverend Peter Smith, Archbishop of Southwark – one of the most senior Catholic clergymen in the country.
Helena Pozniak looks at a movement that involved changing society rather than adapting to it
Justin Fashanu was the first, and only, top-flight player to come out. Now, 12 years after his suicide, the fight against homophobia goes on.
The Catholic Church in England and Wales issued a rare statement today publicly refuting comments from a senior Vatican official who suggested a link between child abuse and homosexuality.
Chris Grayling's chances of becoming the next Home Secretary took a further blow yesterday after one of his high-profile predecessors suggested he would be willing to return to the post should David Cameron form the next Government.
As the FA is forced to shelve its campaign against homophobia, Ian Herbert asks why stars are too timid to tackle this taboo
Only six months into the job, Emily Mann is stepping down as the New Statesman's deputy editor.
Gordon Brown issued an apology to a Second World War code-breaker who committed suicide after being found guilty of gross indecency with another man.
Fourfold increase in number of same-sex couples breaking up
Sacha Baron Cohen's movie Borat was a masterpiece of comedy; arguably the most inventive satire for many years. Its unique genre of wicked, sophisticated parody set the bar very high; so high that Cohen's latest comedic outing, Brüno, is something of a letdown. After all the hype, I feel cheated.