Monthly Archives: May 2009

ABC News – Tortured and Killed in Iraq for Being Gay

Baghdad’s Militias Are Carrying Out a Violent Crackdown on Iraq’s Gay Community Two gay men were killed in Baghdad’s Sadr City slum, and police confirmed they found the bodies of four more men, all killed during a 10-day period after … Continue reading

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As National Family Week begins, The Independent on Sunday celebrates the rise of British diversity

The Independent on Sunday contacted Gino about a feature they are writing for National Family Week and asked if we knew any couples that would like to be interviewed, I am proud to say our very own trustees Nick, Zoe … Continue reading

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Churches to be banned from turning down gay staff

Religious groups are to be forced to accept gay youth workers, secretaries and other staff under new anti-discrimination laws. Church leaders had hoped to be able to push for exemptions from the new laws but deputy equalities minister Maria Eagle … Continue reading

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UK news Elmbridge Guardian Newspaper – Weybridge awards add to Idaho anti-homophobia day

The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (Idaho) was celebrated in Weybridge on Sunday, hosted by charity Gay Surrey. Representatives from Surrey Fire and Rescue, Surrey Police, Elmbridge and Surrey County Council attended, along with a host of inspirational speakers. … Continue reading

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The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 and Parental Responsibility

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 and Parental Responsibility By Karen Holden. Partner of A City Law Firm LLP Whether you followed its passage through the House of Commons or cringed at the suggested amendments by the House of … Continue reading

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Gino Meriano speaks on BBC Southern Counties radio about IDAHO

Earlier this morning Gino appeared on BBC Southern Counties Radio to talk about the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia May 17th. The interview highlighted all the key issues that affect people across the globe including in Surrey and the … Continue reading

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Equality Bill passes second reading in House of Commons

The Equality Bill passed its second reading in parliament yesterday despite concerns it may burden businesses at a time of financial pressure. Leader of the House of Commons and Minister for Equality, Harriet Harman said public bodies must “lead the … Continue reading

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