Tag Archives: England

The Atheist Bus

An ad campaign touting atheism began running on London buses today. The Atheist Bus Campaign launches today, Tuesday October 21. With your support, we hope to raise £5,500 to run 30 buses across the capital for four weeks with the slogan: “There’s probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life.” Donate online now! Professor Richard Dawkins, bestselling author …

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G-A-Y’s In Heaven

The owners of London’s famous G-A-Y nightclub, which closed in July, have purchased the possibly more famous Heaven. “MAMA Group Plc is pleased to announce that through its jointly owned subsidiary, G-A-Y Group Limited, it has acquired Heaven, the company which owns the leasehold of Heaven Nightclub and owns, operates and manages the business of promoting events at the venue,” …

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Gay Candidate Loses, London’s Gays Worry About New Mayor

Openly gay Liberal Democrat candidate Brian Paddick (left) failed in his longshot bid to become London’s mayor on Friday, losing to Conservative (Tory) candidate Boris Johnson. Paddick ended a 30-year career with the Metropolitan Police last year, a job he left as one of the top-ranked openly gay police officials in the world. Had Paddick been elected, London would have …

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UK Gays To Country: Get Over It

Stonewall, the UK gay rights group , will post 600 billboards around the country over the next two weeks with their “Some people are gay, get over it!” message. The ad campaign was originally designed for and rolled out to secondary schools and was created with the help of students and teachers. After the posters were well-received in the schools, …

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Anglican Church Predicts Sharia Law
For Parts Of Britain

Dr. Rowan Williams, head of communion for England’s Anglican Church, says that it is “unavoidable” that Islamic Sharia law will be adopted in parts of the country and that a “reasonable accommodation” must be made over the issue. “It seems unavoidable and, as a matter of fact, certain conditions of Sharia are already recognised in our society and under our …

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HomoQuotable – Brian Paddick

“One right-wing newspaper is, I think, delving away hoping he is going to turn out to be a 19-year-old rent boy. If they do identify him and catch up with him they are going to be greatly disappointed in terms of news worthiness. I have, by running for political office, decided to some extent give up some of my privacy. …

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Gay Former Cop Runs For London Mayor

London’s former Deputy Assistant Police Commissioner, Brian Paddick, is the Liberal Democrats’ nominee for London mayor. Once the highest-ranked openly gay cop in the world, Paddick, 49, will face popular Labor incumbent Ken Livingstone and Tory candidate Boris Johnson. Earlier this year, Paddick left London’s police force after 30-year career. In 2005, he famously argued with London’s Police Commissioner regarding …

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Foster Parents Lose Kid Over Gay Regs

In the UK, an 11 year-old boy is being removed from the custody of his foster parents, both ministers, after they refused to sign new sexual equality regulations which stipulate that they would not teach their foster children to discriminate against gays. According to the Labour party’s new Sexual Orientation Regulations, part of the Equality Act 2006, discrimination on the …

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Two Daddies Or Ten Daddies

Here’s a bit of YouTube nastiness courtesy of British fundies who are planning to protest Parliament’s plan to enact a “Sexual Regulations” bill allowing schools to educate children about gay families. Unbelievable.

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