Tag Archives: Gordon Brown

BREAKING: Gordon Brown Resigns

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, who yesterday said he would step down by September, has upped the timetable and will resign effective today. He is also resigning his post in Parliament and says he is leaving politics entirely. Aides were seen today removing luggage from No. 10 Downing Street. This afternoon Queen Elizabeth arrived at Buckingham Palace to formally accept …

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British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Announces Plan To Resign By September

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced his intent to resign today after last week’s election failed to produce a majority party. Brown’s startling news conference upped the ante in talks between the Conservatives, who won the most seats in Thursday’s election but not a majority in Parliament, and the Liberal Democrats, whose third-place finish still leaves them kingmakers. Almost immediately, …

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Britain’s Parliament Is Hung

But not in the good way. With no majority won in yesterday’s election, a coalition government will have to be created. David Cameron has reached out to the Liberal Democrats in an effort to form a government – after the UK general election resulted in a hung parliament. The Tory leader, whose party won most seats but was short of …

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British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Expresses Gratitude To Gay Soldiers

In stark contrast to the situation in America, last night British Prime Minister Gordon Brown thanked his nation’s openly serving gay soldiers in a ceremony celebrating the contributions of LGBT people to Britain. Brown told guests at 10 Downing Street, including a number of gay servicemembers, that there was a “debt of gratitude we can never fully repay”. He said …

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Gordon Brown Apologizes To Alan Turing

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has issued a posthumous apology to Alan Turing, the brilliant World War II code-breaker and computer scientist who killed himself after being convicted of the “crime” of homosexuality. Turing’s decoding of the Nazi’s “enigma machine” is credited as one of single-most crucial factors in ending the war. I am both pleased and proud that, thanks …

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British PM Bans Gay Activist Peter Tatchell From Downing Street Pride Event

The world’s most famous gay activist, Peter Tatchell, claims that British Prime Minister Gordon Brown barred him from a gay Pride celebration at 10 Downing Street because of Tatchell’s criticisms of the government on LGBT rights issues. In a statement, Tatchell said: “I have been campaigning for LGBT human rights for 40 years. I was one of the group of …

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