homosexuality

Gay marriage will split the Catholic Church

23 May 2015 23:49

Ireland, for so long the most overtly Catholic state in Western Europe, has voted for gay marriage by a stupendous margin –…

The moral arguments for confronting Islamic State are increasing by the day

16 April 2015 16:51

It’s not perhaps the first thing you notice in the Labour manifesto, but one interesting commitment by the party is…

Kids love fairy tales. This doesn’t mean they must be taught about transgender politics

7 April 2015 13:07

If the NUT didn’t exist it would be necessary for a latter-day Michael Wharton to invent it. This week the teaching…

Muslims, Jews and Christians use identical twins to ‘prove’ homosexuality isn’t genetic

28 March 2015 14:28

The subject of identical twins has been on my mind ever since I read a magnificently creepy thriller called Ice…

Keith O’Brien stripped of the rank of cardinal – an extraordinary disgrace for the Scottish Church

20 March 2015 18:08

Keith O’Brien, former Cardinal Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh, was today stripped of the rank of cardinal by Pope Francis.…

Is London’s ‘diversity’ to blame for its ‘unprogressive’ views on homosexuality?

19 March 2015 18:41

I have been most interested in recent posts here by Alex Massie and Matthew Parris.  Here is a poll which…

What does it say about Owen Jones that he isn’t interested in scientific research?

18 February 2015 16:30

Owen Jones writes in the Guardian today on the subject of trans rights, making a revealing statement in the process.…

Don’t ask, don’t tell: the Tory party treats atheists like the army used to treat gay people

21 January 2015 18:17

I’m a Conservative MP who doesn’t believe in God. Polls suggest that my lack of belief puts me in the…

Cameron’s reaction to the Charlie Hebdo attacks has been depressingly predictable

14 January 2015 15:47

Last Sunday, David Cameron marched through Paris in solidarity, so it seemed, with those who stand up for free speech.…

Isis murder a homosexual man (but presumably it has nothing to do with Islam)

11 December 2014 13:21

I see that Isis have begun the holiday season by ‘executing’ (or murdering) a man who they say was homosexual in Syria/Iraq.…

Let’s hear it for the breaking down of hegemonic structures

10 November 2014 15:43

The latest instalment of what is becoming a regular feature: admiring the work of academics at places which, these days,…

Did she say that out loud? Gay marriage muddle from Nicky Morgan

29 October 2014 10:49

Mixed messaging from education secretary Nicky Morgan, who also moonlights as the equalities minister: Despite saying previously that ‘marriage to…

The Vatican cancels its earthquake. This is not Pope Francis’s finest hour

18 October 2014 20:39

‘Thanks be to God’, as we Catholic children used to say with heartfelt enthusiasm as Mass was over for another…

Cardinal Kasper: You can’t talk to Africans about homosexuality. Whoops!

16 October 2014 0:59

Say what you like about H.E. Walter Card. Kasper, he speaks his mind. Normally this suits liberal Catholics. Today they’re wishing…

This Catholic ‘earthquake’ on homosexuality is splitting the Church

14 October 2014 14:38

This tweet about the Vatican Synod on the Family has appeared in my timeline and it speaks volumes about the…

‘Earthquake’ in Rome as Vatican synod talks about homosexuality and divorce

13 October 2014 16:49

The Synod on the Family in Rome today caused an ‘earthquake’ – the word is being used on Catholic blogs everywhere –…

In Palestine, homosexuality is a capital offence. Does Peter Tatchell not realise this?

11 September 2014 19:01

Peter Tatchell has been awarded an honorary fellowship from Goldsmiths University for ’47 years of LGBTI activism’ and campaigning. I’m…

Could homosexuality split the Catholic Church?

9 September 2014 15:53

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the ebullient Archbishop of New York, has welcomed the ‘wise decision’ by organisers of the city’s St…

Do you believe what the Malaysian government is saying about flight MH370?

17 March 2014 9:56

Is the world now being fed a bit of disinformation from the Malaysians over the fate of that missing jet,…

When Free Speech isn’t free

13 March 2014 14:33

BBC3’s Free Speech programme is a good example of why the channel deserves to be shut down. Aimed at giving…