Posts Tagged ‘CHOGM’

Queer Commonwealth: Faces of the global LGBT movement

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

It should never be illegal to be who you are. Yet lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people continue to face high levels of violence and discrimination across the world. 72 countries criminalise male homosexuality, with 45 also criminalising female homosexuality. In the Commonwealth, 36 of its 53 countries maintain laws that make same-sex intimacy between men Read more

Malielegaoi says “yes” Pell says “no”: Minnows speak up on Climate change

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

The Catholic Archbishop of Sydney, Cardinal George Pell,  has questioned the cost benefits of financing action to curb climate change, such as funding clean, renewable energy. Speaking at the annual lecture of the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF), a climate sceptic think tank he said “The cost of attempts to make global warming go away Read more