UK Gender Newswire Archive
28-06-2006 22:23Dressed down and dragged up, in pink mirrors and out of closets, they’'re all here at Kaffequeeria’s very first film festival, a weekend packed with queer-themed classics, shorts and documentaries from both new and established filmmakers.
26-06-2006 12:56OutRage! launches an Intl Day of Action against homophobic persecution in Iran. Several cities worldwide already setting up demo's. Email and letter actions also.
22-06-2006 09:31Christian Voice have been organising protests outside Jerry Springer: The Opera all week. At first we protested on Freedom of Speech. These people are much more dangerous - they are Homophobic Bigots of the worst kind.
Necati was raped and tortured by Greek coastguards on the island of Crete in 2001, while an immigration detainee. Today, 5 years after the event, 5 men found guilty in 2004 (though charged with lesser crimes of abuse and sexual assault) remain in uniform. An appeal that we understand will see their acquittal today takes place in the absence of Necati and in the absence of his evidence. Necati's letters to the court have been ignored, and his attempt to telephone the court revealed astonishing bias in favour of the guilty coastguard officers. such is justice in Greece. The Prime Minister's office and the President's office have so far declined to comment.
18-06-2006 13:59Ken Livingstone's apparently 'fave' muslim cleric Sheik al-Qaradawi has called for gays to be burned!!
Ken should repudiate and disassociate himself from this cleric now !
14-06-2006 09:33Another event in the COIN Speaker Series on Climate Change will take place on 22nd June - 'women and climate change, is the female of the species more deadly than the male?'
12-06-2006 12:00Poland's LGBT community defiantly marched through Warsaw on Sat (10th). Although initially banned by the city's Mayor,the 'conservative authorities' allowed it during last week,but some far right and religious groups were out in opposition...
06-06-2006 15:53A Canadian lesbian couple are at the High Ct today to challenge the UK's refusal to recognise their 'marraige' made in Canada.
06-06-2006 08:10In what the oposition calls diverting public away from the war, Bush sets out more right wing pandering.
06-06-2006 04:26What you are about to read will seem beyond belief because it reveals that a major story that has been hyped up in the media for the past twenty-five years is the opposite of the truth. It has to end now.
31-05-2006 10:29Elizabeth is now booked onto a flight to Uganda on Friday 2nd June - she is unlikely to survive on return.
We have just three days to convince the Immigration Minister to stop her deportation and to convine KLM not to fly her. We CAN do this by making lots of noise and making a general nuisance of ourselves.
28-05-2006 13:50Reports from the Moscow gay Pride parade and conference which have gone ahead despite the threats of bans and violence...
25-05-2006 13:09OutRage! and Human Rights campaigner Peter Tatchell goes to Russia to defy the ban on Moscow gay Pride event and IDAHO conference.
Religious and far right groups threaten violent reponses...
25-05-2006 00:15We invite you to contribute to nine days of debate, learning and - hopefully - organizing around questions of gender, the fight against male domination and heterosexism - this summer, from Saturday 19 to Sunday 27 August 2006, in the context of the decentralized part of the European PGA conference.