Posts Tagged “gay marriage”

The word ‘straight’ isn’t homophobic. Now can we get on to the stuff that matters, please?

by Stephen Tall on July 8, 2012

Two significant events this week in the campaign for equal LGBT rights… First, as we reported this week, Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg asked that the ‘Pride flag’ be flown from Whitehall to symbolise Government support for Saturday’s rally in London. As The Sun’s political editor Tom Newton-Dunn tweeted: For the 1st time ever in […]

Another Mail headline to savour… Lynne ‘slaps down’ Tory minister for opposing Coalition support for equal marriage

by Stephen Tall on May 13, 2012

At this rate the Daily Mail will soon become Lib Dems’ favourite reading… A few days after its front page proclaiming David Cameron’s lament ‘I’d govern like a true Tory if it wasn’t for the Lib Dems’, the paper reports: Tory Minister is slapped down by Lib Dems after criticising gay marriage Two Ministers in […]

Is this the most biased opinion poll question ever asked?

by Stephen Tall on February 28, 2012

The Coalition for Marriage was launched last week. And as many groups do to try and drum up some publicity announce themselves to the world, they commissioned an opinion poll of public attitudes to equal marriage. Which is fair enough. But then, it appears, a thought struck them. The UK is, by and large, a […]