Gabon’s Senate has voted to decriminalise homosexuality after the countries lower house proposed a change in the law last week.
Twelve of the last surviving activists from the London Gay Liberation Front marched in London on Saturday 27 June to celebrate the 50th anniversary of GLF.
Veterans from the London Gay Liberation Front, including Peter Tatchell, will march along the same route that the official Pride parade was due to follow.
Alleged homophobia by UNHCR staff, Kenyan police and fellow refugees The UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) is accused of “neglect, collusion, and inaction” over the victimisation of LGBT+ asylum seekers in Kenya’s refugee camps. The accusation comes from the Peter Tatchell Foundation (PTF). It has written to the head of Continue Reading
“Snowflake” is a term often bandied about these days, coined to describe a generation of young people who are over-sensitive, easily shocked and quick to call out the rest of the world for even the most seemingly innocent word or act. The snowflake asks everyone else to wrap them in cotton Continue Reading
Russian LGBT+ Network exposes horrific violence and collusion by Putin regime The Peter Tatchell Foundation has circulated a report from the Russian LGBT+ Network exposing a horrific campaign of intimidation, abuse and torture against the LGBT+ community by the Putin backed Chechen regime. It’s an extensive report – a tough read Continue Reading
Six year battle confirms human rights is a legitimate charitable objective The Peter Tatchell Foundation has secured charity status from the Charity Commission, after a six year battle, with the Commission confirming the Foundation’s human rights and charitable bona fides. The Peter Tatchell Foundation seeks to promote and protect the human rights of Continue Reading
Debate continues on how Pride should be funded. Almost all over the world, Pride has come a long way from its original (grass)roots, and the UK is no exception. Where once we just assembled with homemade cardboard placards and whistles (and perhaps a few cheeky cans), we now enjoy star-studded concert Continue Reading
Campaigner to deliver Downing Street letter Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell is to deliver a letter to British Prime Minister Theresa May, urging her to “compensate living men who were convicted under discriminatory anti-gay laws – both before and after 1967 – in instances where their behaviour is now no longer Continue Reading
Peter Tatchell Foundation launches major new report Peter Tatchell, just back from Russia (see OutNews Global’s story here), has launched a new report, with the backing of the Lord Speaker, Lord Fowler, which shows that countries that criminalise homosexuality suffer significant economic disadvantages; lost tourism revenue lost inward foreign aid and investment Continue Reading