“A Conservative is a fellow who is standing athwart history yelling ‘Stop!’” – William F. Buckley
It’s time to heed Phillip Hammond’s warning and stop talking about gay marriage. Let’s just say ‘I do’ and move on.
Same-sex marriage should become law in France today, as the bill goes through its second and final reading in Parliament – but the predicted victory will taste bittersweet.
Think Progress, our sister site in the US, has made a short video in which they ask anti-gay National Organize for Marriage protesters how same sex marriage has affected their own marriage.
Opposition to equality for gay, lesbian and bisexual people is nothing new. The difference today is the language. Not so long ago, MPs were willing to stand up in the House of Commons and liken gay people to “pimps”, “prostitutes” and “spivs”. Homosexuality was deemed “uncivilised”, and love between consenting adults was labelled a “perversion”. [...]
There are some very good reasons why conservatives should back gay marriage. Left Foot Forward has come up with five.
Symon Hill, associate director of Ekklesia, looks at exactly where we are in the campaign for equal marriage.
The Democratic Unionist Party, Northern Ireland’s biggest party, sent a representative to an LGBT event for the first time last week.