Routledge, 2 nd edition , 3. I thank everyone who was involved in organising them. Trans parental rights remained a legally ambiguous area. The development of the post s lesbian and gay world has been contradictory, both deploring the historic closet which locked LGBT people in isolation, but also in some ways strengthening a sense of separatism through the development of distinctive communities and ways of life. Those people had different perspectives but were all saying the same thing:
A testimony of divine grace: Quakers and same-sex marriage
Thirdly, Wolfenden articulated a view of homosexuality that was to be immensely influential both for women although the section of the report addressing homosexuality was not directly concerned with them and for men. Mark Rees, a trans-man, brings a case to the European Court of Human Rights, stating that UK law prevented him from gaining legal status recognising him as male. Therefore it follows that the prioritisation of marriage is not of itself homophobic and that policies to repeal Section 28 present the view that straight and gay relationships are morally equivalent Daily Telegraph 24 January Twice nominated for the Oscar, and recipient of every major theatrical award in UK and US, Ian McKellen is widely regarded as one of the world's finest actors. If they were less hysterical they might have balked at the advert in national newspapers during the last general election, reading:
So girls and girls can be together? She is a far cry from Simon Darby. I feel this about women in history in general. All Scottish Parliament debates on 26 Feb Latest OpenLearn pages Subscribe to our 'Timeline: She also reminded us that people were tormented—as we know people are being tormented now—and about how we must create an environment in which people can tell their own stories.
Last year, in an historic move, Scotland became the first country in the world to embed the teaching of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex rights in the school curriculum. In the same speech, the Prime Minister complained that children were being taught such things as anti-racism. I work with children and young people in a Quaker setting I hope that more such events can take place, not just this month but all year round. Soon she had a chance to set the stage for a tussle between the loony left and the moony right. An age of consent for same-sex relations between women is not set. From section 28 and criminalising men just for whom they loved to a seemingly harmless round of pool, the need to challenge homophobia, biphobia and transphobia has never been greater.