Posts Tagged ‘Stonewall’

Practising Catholic to head Britain’s largest gay rights group Comments 0

Friday, August 1st, 2014

A practising Catholic has been appointed as the new chief executive of Stonewall, which is Britain’s largest gay rights organisation. Ruth Hunt has pledged to do more to win over “hearts and minds”. Announcing her priorities, Ms Hunt said she wanted to build on recent successes – including legal same-sex marriage – by helping change Read more

Gay rights group trains Catholic teachers Comments 0

Friday, May 24th, 2013

The gay rights group Stonewall, which campaigns for the legalisation of same-sex marriage, says it has been invited into several Catholic schools in England to give staff lessons on preventing “homophobic bullying”. After St Mary’s Primary Catholic School in Wimbledon, south London, confirmed inviting Stonewall to help staff address issues concerning homophobia and discrimination, the Read more

Church outraged after cardinal named Bigot of the Year Comments 0

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

The Catholic Church in Scotland is outraged after its leader, Cardinal Keith O’Brien, was named Bigot of the Year by Britain’s largest gay advocacy. Stonewall, a charity which claims 10,000 members, made the award at an annual ceremony in London in reaction to the cardinal’s stance against the Scottish government’s intention to legalise same-sex marriage. Read more