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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: http://huff.to/1oSfHYU 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 >>

Uganda anti-gay bill violates constitution

Saturday, 21 December 2013, 11:44 am | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

Uganda anti-gay bill violates constitution Symptomatic of Museveni repression & wider attack on civil rights London - 20 December 2013 “The new anti-gay law violates Article 21 of the Ugandan constitution and Articles 2 and 3 of the African Charter ... More >>

Nelson Mandela: Heroic but failed on HIV, poverty & Mugabe

Saturday, 7 December 2013, 12:17 pm | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

Nelson Mandela: Heroic but failed on HIV, poverty & Mugabe Liberation hero, architect of forgiveness and reconciliation Icon of freedom, with Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King London - 6 December 2013 More >>

London protest against gay ‘show trials’ in Uganda

Wednesday, 20 November 2013, 2:13 pm | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

Gay campaigners and allies rallied today outside the Ugandan High Commission in London to protest against “Uganda’s witch-hunts and show trials of LGBT people.” The protest was timed to coincide with two cause celebre gay court cases that took place ... More >>

London protest against pro-Putin Valery Gergiev

Saturday, 9 November 2013, 4:48 pm | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

London protest against pro-Putin Valery Gergiev Gergiev’s statement is flawed: He defends & misrepresents anti-gay law London, UK - 8 November 2013 Concert-goers arriving for Valery Gergiev’s performance of Berlioz’s The Damnation of Faust ... More >>

Berlioz performance briefly delayed at Barbican

Saturday, 2 November 2013, 3:47 pm | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

Berlioz performance briefly delayed at Barbican London, UK - 1 November 2013 The opening of night of Valery Gergiev’s new London Symphony Orchestra concert season at the Barbican in London was disrupted last night (31 October) by a protest against ... More >>

G20: Cameron Urged to Act On Russian Anti-Gay Law

Tuesday, 3 September 2013, 4:15 pm | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

London will join a Global Speak Out on Russia with 19 cities across the world on Tuesday 3 September, just two days before the G20 summit opens in St Petersburg, hosted by President Putin. More >>

Love Russia, Hate Homophobia - G20 Day of Action

Friday, 23 August 2013, 5:58 pm | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

A Day of Action - Love Russia, Hate homophobia - will be held in London on Tuesday 3 September, just two days before the G20 summit opens in St Petersburg, Russia, hosted by President Putin. More >>

Football: Still No Openly Gay Players In the UK

Monday, 19 August 2013, 5:50 pm | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

“The Premier League football season kicks off this Saturday and there are still no openly gay players out of 5,000 professional footballers in the UK. By statistical averages, there must be around 500 players who are gay or bisexual. None feel able ... More >>

Bradley Manning: Found guilty for exposing war crimes

Wednesday, 31 July 2013, 9:14 am | The Peter Tatchell Foundation

London - 30 July 2013 “Bradley Manning has been found guilty of espionage and theft after a biased, unfair trial in which he was not allowed to provide evidence of his motives and intentions when he released US files. These files included evidence ... More >>

 

 

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