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  • Peter Tatchell and the Age of Sexual Consent

    06/21/2013 5:42:00 PM PDT · by Enza Ferreri · 12 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 21 June 2013 | Enza Ferreri
    Peter Tatchell, the UK's most prominent homosexual activist, has done more than advocating the abolition of the age of consent, he has broken the age of consent law in Britain: "As a gay 18-year-old Australian, anti-Vietnam war draft-dodger, he came to the UK in 1971 and set up home with a 16-year-old gay lover in Shepherd’s Bush. The pair despised the law and so defied it." The homosexual age of consent in England then was 21, not 16. Later he campaigned for lowering it to 16, and now he wants it lowered again to 14. The trend is clear. When...
  • Peter Tatchell – Human Rights and Inhuman Wrongs!

    03/12/2013 3:23:45 PM PDT · by Enza Ferreri · 1 replies
    Anglican Mainstream ^ | November 3rd, 2011 | Harry Templeton
    The campaigning zeal for gay rights of Peter Tatchell has earned him a measure of broad support to the same extent it has resulted in profound disquiet and suspicion. Remarkably, in unequal measure, even religious opinion is divided. Exactly what are his ambitions and from where does he draw inspiration? Foremost, he supports gay rights under the banner of “Human Rights, Democracy, Global Justice, LGBTI Freedom”. The aim is to pursue a specific interest relating to homosexuality. Not surprisingly, this has led many to think his concern for human rights is broadly based. They are wrong. As a gay 18-year-old...
  • Bed and Breakfast owners fined for turning away gay couple (in UK)

    01/18/2011 1:37:31 PM PST · by NYer · 33 replies
    LifeSite ^ | January 18, 2010 | HILARY WHITE
    Peter and Hazelmary Bull with supporters. January 15, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - It is illegal in Britain for guesthouse keepers to refuse to allow two homosexual men to share a bed in their homes, according to a ruling by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) in a test case sponsored by the country’s leading homosexualist lobby group. Peter and Hazelmary Bull, devout Christians who own a guesthouse in a popular holiday resort in Cornwall, were ordered by the EHRC to pay a fine of £1,800 each to Martyn Hall and Steven Preddy, two men who had booked a room in...
  • Tatchell plots Mugabe revenge attack

    02/15/2003 3:45:52 PM PST · by MadIvan · 6 replies · 121+ views
    The Sunday Times ^ | February 16, 2003 | Jack Grimston
    PETER TATCHELL, the campaigner beaten up when he attempted a citizen’s arrest on Robert Mugabe, is planning a fresh confrontation during the Zimbabwean leader’s visit to Paris this week. Tatchell — dubbed the British government’s “gay gangster” by Mugabe — will apply for a warrant in a Paris magistrates’ court tomorrow demanding the Zimbabwean leader be arrested under the United Nations torture convention. His claim is backed by affidavits from victims of the regime. “If Slobodan Milosevic (the former Serbian leader) can be put on trial for human rights abuses, why not Robert Mugabe?” said Tatchell. Britain last week backed...