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Istanbul Pride: London rally against police attack

Tuesday, 14 July 2015, 8:16 am | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

LGBTI campaigners and allies rallied on 10 July outside the Turkish embassy in London, to protest against the last minute banning of Istanbul Pride, the violent police assaults on the marchers and escalating hate crimes against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, ... More >>

Lord Lamont confronted by Arabs over Iran oil deal

Saturday, 4 July 2015, 10:29 am | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

Lord Lamont and Richard Bacon MP were confronted by Peter Tatchell and Ahwazi Arabs from Iran who peacefully disrupted and briefly occupied a UK-Iran business meeting at the London HQ of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) at 1pmtoday, Friday 3 ... More >>

LGBT Pride march - Call to end gay bans in Northern Ireland

Friday, 26 June 2015, 8:01 am | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

Peter Tatchell Foundation will highlight DUP discrimination at Pride DUP echoes the policies of the BNP & European fascist parties More >>

UKIP group banned from London Gay Pride parade this Saturday

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 7:37 am | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

The UKIP LGBT group has been banned from this year’s annual Pride London parade which takes place this Saturday, 27 June. More >>

UK petition to Debenhams urges: Drop D&G

Saturday, 18 April 2015, 10:12 am | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

A 44,000-strong petition was delivered today to Debenhams’s flagship Oxford Street store in central London, asking them to stop stocking the fashion designers Dolce & Gabbana over their offensive dismissal of IVF babies as “synthetic children.” More >>

Pratt & Smith - The last men hanged for sodomy

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 2:59 pm | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

The last Saturday of August 1835 was a beautiful hot day. James Pratt (30) left his wife and two young daughters in Deptford, searching for work - promising to return by 6pm. He was a labourer and needed a better job. More >>

London protest against Dolce & Gabbana

Friday, 20 March 2015, 1:38 pm | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

Sixty protesters rallied outside Dolce and Gabbana’s flagship London store in Old Bond Street at lunchtime today, Thursday 19 March. Photo credit: Peter Tatchell Foundation More >>

Cut gay blood ban to 3 months

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 11:31 am | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

“The current ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood within 12 months of them last having sex is medically unjustified discrimination based on sexual orientation. It is premised on a generalisation about men who have sex with men. The government ... More >>

Alan Turing’s persecution & on-going UK homophobia

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 12:20 pm | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

Homophobia is still with us 60 years after the death of Alan Turing. To combat it, education against all prejudice should be a mandatory subject in every school. More >>

Archbishop of York Beset by Gay Protesters

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 11:14 am | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

The Archbishop of York, John Sentamu, was confronted by gay and Christian protesters as he attended the opening of the restored Archbishop’s Palace at Southwell Minister, Nottinghamshire, today - 7 October 2014. More >>

Uganda's Foreign Minister to get top UN post

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 3:18 pm | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

Accused of supporting anti-gay law, corruption & political repression Bid to stop him becoming President of UN General Assembly More >>

Valery Gergiev concert disrupted in Ukraine protest

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 3:37 pm | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

Russian conductor Valery Gergiev had his London concert disrupted last night (Sunday 11 May 2014) by 30 pro-Ukrainian demonstrators and human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell. They were protesting against Gergiev’s support for the Putin regime and ... More >>

Museveni Hosted by Foreign Office Despite Anti-Gay Law

Friday, 9 May 2014, 3:25 pm | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

Gay rights and AIDS activists today demonstrated as Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni arrived for the UK-Uganda Business Forum at Lancaster House in London. Museveni has been condemned for signing the Anti-Homosexuality Act in February. It punishes any ... More >>

Protest condemns Gergiev over Ukraine & gay rights

Friday, 11 April 2014, 11:19 pm | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

Huffington Post UK - London - 10 April 2014 READ & COMMENT: Peter Tatchell, Director of the Peter Tatchell Foundation, writes: Russian conductor Valery Gergiev was the focus of a noisy protest last night at the Barbican concert ... More >>

United Kingdom: 1971 gay marriage ban is history. Rejoice!

Friday, 28 March 2014, 11:35 am | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

“I rejoice that the ban on same-sex marriage in England and Wales is finally being lifted after a campaign for its repeal that lasted 33 years. The ban was imposed for the first time in 1971. Previously, there was no legal prohibition on same-sex ... More >>

IOC allows anti-gay discrimination at Sochi

Saturday, 8 February 2014, 5:45 pm | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

IOC allows anti-gay discrimination at Sochi Pride House banned. Russian gay athletes barred? Open Letter to Thomas Bach urges IOC action London, UK - 7 February 2014 Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee, has been urged to ... More >>

Sochi will be remembered as the anti-gay Olympics

Thursday, 23 January 2014, 10:39 am | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

These anti-gay Olympics are Putin’s disgrace but they shame the whole world Sunday Mail - Scotland, UK - 19 January 2014 The Winter Olympics start in the Russian resort of Sochi on 7 February. They are destined to go down in history as the anti-gay Olympics. ... More >>

India: London rally to support LGBT decriminalisation

Tuesday, 14 January 2014, 10:46 am | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

Protesters urge repeal of Section 377 & life imprisonment London - 13 January 2014 100 protesters - half of them Indian and African - rallied outside the Indian High Commission in London on Saturday 11 January. They were supporting Indian calls ... More >>

London rally against Uganda anti-gay Bill

Friday, 10 January 2014, 9:42 am | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

President Museveni urged: Don’t sign new law Repeal the current criminalisation of homosexuality Respect human rights & the Ugandan constitution London - 9 January 2014 Fifty, mostly African, campaigners rallied outside the Uganda High Commission ... More >>

Coca Cola ambushed over Sochi Olympics sponsorship

Tuesday, 24 December 2013, 9:45 am | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

London Xmas party hijacked. Collusion with Putin condemned Coke has refused to criticise Russia’s new homophobic law London - 23 December 2013 Coca Cola’s Christmas PR stunt in London was ambushed yesterday (Sunday 22 December) by gay rights protesters, ... More >>



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