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In praise of Peter Tatchell (but not of identity politics)

by Stephen Tall on February 16, 2016

Embed from Getty Images I suspect if Peter Tatchell and I ever sat down to talk about the economy we’d be poles apart. He’s a far-lefty, I’m not. But he happens also to be one of my political heroes, a (…)

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CentreForum Liberal Hero of the Week #50: Peter Tatchell

by Stephen Tall on October 13, 2013

Liberal Hero of the Week (and occasional Villains) is chosen by Stephen Tall, Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, and Research Associate at CentreForum.  Peter Tatchell political campaigner Reason: for supporting free speech and its positive use Free speech matters. Here’s George Washington: “If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may […]

Peter Tatchell: Greens should vote Lib Dem to unseat Labour and Tories

by Stephen Tall on April 28, 2010

Pink News reports that LDV’s Liberal Voice of the Year Peter Tatchell has urged Green supporters to vote tactically for the Lib Dems where Nick Clegg’s party is best placed to unseat Labour or Tories:
Former Green Party candidate and gay rights activist Peter Tatchell has called for Green supporters to vote for the Liberal Democrats […]

Peter Tatchell’s message to LDV readers

by Stephen Tall on January 19, 2010

Yesterday we announced that Peter Tatchell had won LDV’s annual Liberal Voice of the Year award (open only to non-Lib Dems) in recognition of his fearless campaigning work for international human rights. We emailed Peter to let him know the news, and here’s the message he sent to all LDV readers …
Wow! What an honour. […]

LDV readers vote Peter Tatchell your Liberal Voice of the Year

by Stephen Tall on January 18, 2010

Congratulations to Peter Tatchell, who has won Liberal Democrat Voice’s third annual Liberal Voice of the Year award – an award which publicly acknowledges the campaigning work of non-Liberal Democrats in promoting liberal values. Peter gained a plurality of votes, with 27%; the runner-up was author and journalist Ben Goldacre, with 20%.
Over 700 votes were […]

LDV’s Liberal Voice poll: a two-horse race* between Tatchell and Goldacre?

by Stephen Tall on January 14, 2010

Five days ago, LDV launched our search for our annual Liberal Voice of the Year, open only to non-Lib Dems, with you, our dear readers, forming the electorate. Voting will close this Sunday, 17th January. Here’s how the votes currently stack up:

11% (69) – Guy Herbert, general secretary of NO2ID, for his campaigning work […]

NEW POLL: Who is your Liberal Voice of the Year?

by Stephen Tall on January 9, 2010

Ten days ago, in the dying days of the last decade, LDV launched our search for the Liberal Voice of 2009, to find the non-Lib Dem individual or group which has had the biggest impact on liberalism in this country in the past 12 months.
Our thanks to all who put forward nominations, all of which […]