Tag Archives: Tories

BRITAIN: PM Theresa May Suspends Tory MP After She Drops The N-Word In Public Discussion About Brexit

The BBC reports: A Conservative MP has been suspended from the party after it emerged she used a racist expression during a public discussion about Brexit. Anne Marie Morris, the MP for Newton Abbott, used the phrase at an event in London to describe the prospect of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. She told the BBC: “The ...

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Queen Vows UK Will Protect Gays From Discrimination As Tories Seek Coalition With Anti-LGBT Party [VIDEO]

Gay Star News reports: Queen Elizabeth II has vowed the UK will protect people based on sexual orientation. The Conservative party, in an attempt to claw back after their failed bid to win a bigger majority in the UK election, has agreed to work with the homophobic DUP from Northern Ireland. Written by the Government, the Queen’s Speech was heard ...

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BRITAIN: Prime Minister Theresa May Strikes Deal To Form Government Despite Losing Majority [VIDEO]

The Guardian reports: Theresa May has struck a deal with the Democratic Unionists that will allow her to form a government, sources have confirmed. The prime minister is expected to see the Queen at about 12.30pm on Friday to confirm that a deal is in place. It follows extensive talks with the DUP late into the night. Party figures say ...

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British Exit Polls: Theresa May Loses Majority

Politico reports: Britain is heading for a hung parliament and days of political chaos as a shock exit poll predicted that Prime Minister Theresa May has fallen short of an overall majority. The exit poll, published as polling stations closed at 10 p.m. local time, predicts the Conservatives will win 314 seats, with Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour on 266. With smaller ...

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BRITAIN: Theresa May Becomes Prime Minster After Queen Formally Accepts Resignation Of David Cameron

The Telegraph reports: Mr Cameron has left 10 Downing Street for the last time as Prime Minister, as he set off on the short trip to Buckingham Palace to tender his resignation to the Queen and hand over the reins of power to Theresa May. Flanked by wife Samantha and children Nancy, Elwen and Florence outside the famous black door, ...

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BRITAIN: Tory Candidate For Prime Minister Says Marriage Should Just Be For Christians [VIDEO]

The Independent reports: Andrea Leadsom has admitted that she “didn’t really like” the gay marriage law passed in 2013 because of the “clear hurt” it caused to Christians. In an interview after her speech in Westminster, Ms Leadsom, a Conservative leadership contender, said that she did not like the same-sex marriage legislation and would have preferred for it to include ...

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CANADA: Conservative Party Formally Ends “Obsolete” Opposition To Same-Sex Marriage By 2-1 Vote

The Globe & Mail reports: The federal Conservative Party shed its official aversion to gay marriage this weekend as rank-and-file members voted to remove the traditional definition of wedlock from their policy book – part of an effort to recast the Tories after bidding farewell to founder Stephen Harper. “It’s about telling Canadians that you can love whom you want,” ...

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BRITAIN: Gay Tory MP Crispin Blunt Outs Himself As Poppers User During Debate On Ban [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: A Conservative MP has told the House of Commons he is a user of the popper recreational drug and a ban on its supply would be “fantastically stupid”. Ex-minister Crispin Blunt said users of the drug were “astonished” by talk of a ban and respect for the law “would fly out of the window” if it happened. ...

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David Cameron: I’m OK With Gay PDA

British Prime Minister David Cameron was interviewed last night by gay journalist Evan Davis, who grilled Cameron about his positions on “modernizing” issues. Via Gay Star News: Davis asked if he saw two recently married men kissing in a public park, would he consider it to be ‘sweet’ or ‘mildly inappropriate’? ‘No, that’s fine. I’ve been very clear about this ...

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BRITAIN: Gay Tory MP Charged With Rape

Openly gay Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons Nigel Evans was arrested yesterday and charged with one count of rape and one count of sexual assault after complaints were filed by two men. Evans has been released on bail. “Yesterday, I was interviewed by the police concerning two complaints, one of which dates back four years, made by two ...

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Thatcher Funeral To Cost £10M

The funeral for Margaret Thatcher will cost an estimated £10M, a figure which will surely provide fodder for the critics of the Iron Lady’s famed austerity principles.  More on the planning: The ceremony will be held at St Paul’s Cathedral in London next Wednesday. The Queen and Prince Philip have already confirmed they will go. The guest list for the ...

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Gay MPs Argue For Marriage Equality

Openly gay Tory MPs Mike Freer, Nick Herbert, and Margot James gave three of today’s best speeches.

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BRITAIN: Anti-Gay Group Distributes One Million Anti-Marriage Leaflets

Britain’s Coalition For Marriage says it is distributing one million anti-gay leaflets to voters in the home districts of members of Parliament who are considered wobbly on supporting the government’s plan to legalize same-sex marriage. The leaflets were being delivered door to door, and campaigners had been handing them out on the streets of marginal constituencies in the south west, ...

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George Osborne: Marriage Must Happen In UK, Look What Happened To GOP

Citing the recent sweep of marriage victories in America, high ranking Tory member George Osborne says his party must “get in step with the people” if they want to stay in power. His call came in an analysis of why Barack Obama defeated Mitt Romney in the US election despite rising unemployment and even polls suggesting that the Republican candidate ...

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BRITAIN: Anti-Gay Tory MP Crispin Blunt Leaves His Wife And Comes Out

Conservative Party MP Crispin Blunt has announced that he is leaving his wife and coming out. The Reigate MP appealed for privacy and said he was “coming to terms with his homosexuality”. In a statement, his office said: “Crispin Blunt wishes to make it known that he has separated from his wife Victoria. “He decided to come to terms with ...

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