Tag Archives: Britain

BRITAIN: House Of Lords Member Geoffrey Dear Introduces Amendment To Legalize Anti-Gay Marriage Discrimination

Lord Geoffrey Dear, whose “wrecking amendment” failed to stop marriage equality from progressing in the House Of Lords last week, is at it again.  Dear’s just-presented amendment would prohibit the punishment of anti-gay discrimination based on “belief in traditional marriage.” Unlike similar amendments presented in many US state legislatures, Dear’s does not explicitly mention religious belief.  The bill is presently ...

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Two Minutes Of British Hate #17

Gay marriage will increase straight adultery!

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Britain’s Got Eggs

During last night’s finale of Britain’s Got Talent a member of the onstage orchestra left her seat to hurl eggs at Simon Cowell. Natalie Holt, 30, stormed the stage as opera singers Richard and Adam Johnson were approaching the climax of their performance of To Dream The Impossible Dream and began pelting the music mogul. Speaking to the Telegraph she ...

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TRAILER: Filth

Whoa.

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Queen Photobombs Live BBC Broadcast

In what the BBC is calling “one of the most bizarre bits of television” they’ve produced in a long time, today Queen Elizabeth walked into the live shot of the announcers describing her tour of the their newly remodeled studio. The Guardian reports: The Queen “photobombed” the news on Friday in one of the more surreal moments in live broadcasting ...

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Christian TV Recaps House Of Lords Vote

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Two Minutes Of British Hate #16

The Church of England has surrendered and yesterday we seemed to get the same message from Christian Concern. But the Coalition 4 Marriage says, “We can still stop this from happening.”

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Church Of England Surrenders On Marriage

The Church of England today formally announced that it will no longer object to Britain’s same-sex marriage bill as it has become apparent to them that a clear majority of Parliament supports it. In a short statement, the established Church said that the scale of the majorities in both the Commons and Lords made clear that it is the will ...

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British Hate Group Has The Sadz

“Many of us might be feeling deflated today after the defeat of Lord Dear’s amendment in the House of Lords last night. Please don’t be. Our hope is in the Lord. The battle belongs to the Lord. He knows the end from the beginning. Let’s wait upon him and see what he has for us to do next.” That sounds ...

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Outside The House Of Lords Yesterday

Opposing groups prayed and rallied outside the House of Lords yesterday as the marriage bill was considered. The anti-gay group kept their backs turned on the LGBT camp when the big moment came (At the 3:00 mark.)

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Britain Gives Ugandan Hater The Sadz

So says the cheerleader for Uganda’s “kill the gays” bill. UPDATE: Oh, now he’s ever so pissed at me.

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Marriage Passes In House Of Lords On Voice Vote, Bill Proceeds To Committee

The Guardian reports: The Lords voted by 390 votes to 148 to reject an attempt by Lord Dear, a crossbencher, to defeat the bill at second reading. It is very unusual for the Lords to block a bill at second reading and some peers may have been voting against Dear because they were opposed to the idea of the Lords ...

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LIVE VIDEO: House Of Lords

The final comments are being made at the House of Lords in advance of the vote on marriage, which could come around 2PM Eastern.  Watch live here. The Lord speaking at this writing (above) just announced that he will vote for the “wrecking amendment” to stop the bill from coming to a vote. UPDATE: JMG reader Mike directs us to ...

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London Gay Chorus Sings For Marriage

Yesterday afternoon the London Gay Men’s Chorus performed Erasure’s A Little Respect outside of the House of Lords.

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House Of Lords May Hear “Wrecking Amendment” To Stop Marriage Bill

The House of Lords will vote today on marriage equality. The session is scheduled to begin at 9:30AM Eastern and the vote might come some time around 2:00PM. Watch live here. Today’s is the critical second reading of the bill and the BBC reports on Lord Geoffrey Dear’s proposed “wrecking amendment” to stop the bill from coming to a vote: ...

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Christian Group Issues “Last Call” To Pray For Marriage Outside Parliament

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LIVE VIDEO: The House Of Lords Debates Britain’s Same-Sex Marriage Bill

The debate has begun. Watch it here.  The Lord speaking at this writing is denouncing the  “redefinition of an ancient institution to benefit a miniscule minority.” He added, “Marriage between a man and a woman predates nations and predates laws.” And gay marriage in Spain is causing the demise of opposite marriage. And something about school children “being forced to ...

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BRITAIN: Bishops May Abstain On Marriage Vote In The House Of Lords

Britain’s right-leaning Telegraph reports: Despite vocal opposition from the Church to the Government’s plans to allow same-sex couples to marry, it is understood that senior officials have personally urged bishops to stay away from this week’s vote. They fear that a large bloc of clerics turning up to vote down the bill could rebound on the Church, reopening questions over ...

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House Of Lords Marriage Vote Update

Pink News reports a change on next week’s timing: Next week’s House of Lords vote on the marriage bill will now take place on Tuesday in the daytime after supporters warned voting in the early hours could put the bill at risk. At least 80 peers are expected to speak in Monday’s second reading debate, raising the prospect that a ...

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Two Minutes Of British Hate #15

That overwhelming vote in favor of same-sex marriage in the House of Commons was totally rigged. Because time limits.

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