Tag Archive | bigotry

Opinion: Homophobia in Britain’s schools must be eradicated

Opinion: Homophobia in Britain’s schools must be eradicated

By Steve Wardlaw Hatred and homophobia start small. It’s someone’s careless remark, or a nodded conversation between two people at a bus stop that’s overheard. But experience breeds normalisation and tolerance of those views, creating fertile ground for intolerance and phobia to grow and spread. Does this sound far-fetched? Perhaps. But there have been studies […]

Outdated ‘Crime Against Nature’ Law

Outdated ‘Crime Against Nature’ Law

By Frances Winston [First published in our August issue, titled ‘Sheriff uses outdated law‘] Recently, it was revealed that Sid J. Gautreaux III, the Democratic Sheriff of East Baton Rouge Parish, had been taking rather extreme action regarding the members of the gay community in his town. Under his command his officers posed as gay […]