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An entertaining letter

I do hope that Doug Clark, of Currie, Midlothian, will not mind me reproducing his entertaining letter to The Times in response to an article about some ex-SNP campaigner who “said ‘yes’ to god”. I agree with every word… RELIGION … Continue reading

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The BBC and its Treatment of LGBT People

The BBC can be its own worst enemy at times and no worse an enemy in its portrayal of homophobes. I am  an enormous fan of the BBC. I will certainly be on its side against the Murdoch-fuelled attempts of … Continue reading

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Intellectual Honesty

It is time for some intellectual honesty in dealings between Christians, in this post particularly Roman Catholics, and gays. Today there crossed my timeline a superficially nice post by a gay-friendly Jesuit priest who wished to remind his followers that … Continue reading

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Northern Ireland – an embarrassment to the UK

The very happy result of the Republic of Ireland equal marriage referendum (much as I disapprove of voting on people’s civil rights) makes Northern Ireland even more of an embarrassment to this Kingdom, not just in respect of equal marriage … Continue reading

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Civil Partnerships

I see that a straight couple is suing for a declaration that the bit of the Civil Partnerships Act that restricts CPs to same sex couples is contrary to human rights law. Granted that marriage is now, despite the best … Continue reading

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Please, Anglicans, stop hijacking remembrance day

Some Christians seem to want to defend the compulsory Christian rituals at remembrance services today. I wish they understood what offence this causes. This is a secular commemoration for ALL the people. To  force atheists, agnostics, humanists and other non-Anglican faith … Continue reading

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Freedom of Information

As readers know from my earlier post, my “civil partner” Jonathan and I are very annoyed by the delay in getting the systems in place to convert civil partnerships into what they properly are: marriages. I did a freedom of … Continue reading

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