Tag: uk gay rights

Britain’s first openly lesbian MP Angela Eagle: I can’t believe the minister for women is anti-gay rights

Speaking in the House of Commons today, Labour’s Shadow Leader of the House of Commons Angela Eagle has condemned the Prime Minister’s judgement for the Maria Miller situation. Britan’s first openly lesbian MP, Ms Eagle, went further to attack the appointment of Nicky Morgan as the new Minister for Women, as she voted against same-sex… Read more »

Britain’s First Gay Couples Prepare To Tie The Knot

England and Wales legalised gay marriage in July  Civil partnerships were just not enough, say activists Churches remain opposed to homosexual marriage London – (Reuters) Peter McGraith and David Cabreza will marry in London a stroke after midnight on Friday, marking the culmination of a campaign to end a distinction many British gay couples say… Read more »

On the trail of Patrick Leigh Fermor in Greece

Ahead of a new Patrick Leigh Fermor biography, our writer visits the Mani peninsula, home of the great man and unsung resting place of another British travel writing giant, Bruce Chatwin Old Mr Fotis turned my question over in his mind while sipping his morning coffee. Below the veranda some youths had been playing noisily… Read more »