UK Gender Newswire Archive
14-07-2004 13:48On Wednesday 14 July, 5.00pm Portcullis House, Westminster, a delegation of rape survivors from Burundi, Congo Brazzaville, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda will present evidence to the All Party Parliamentary Group on the Great Lakes Region & Genocide Prevention.
12-07-2004 15:04Gay rights group OutRage! etc staged a demo outside the conference attended by the anti-gay muslim cleric this morning.
09-07-2004 09:10Giving a platform to Dr Al-Qaradawi is an insult to women, Jewsish and gay people. He endorses wife beating and the killing of homosexuals and Jews. We urge the Mayor of London not to host this misogynist, anti-Semite and homophobe", said Peter Tatchell of the gay rights group OutRage!.
Are Beenie Man, Elephant Man and Bounty Killer secretly gay?
London Mayor Ken Livingstone condemns “homophobic lyrics”
01-07-2004 09:32Nick Ferrari and his patron the LBC rear their ugly head again in another display of racist discrimination.
30-06-2004 16:51"The debt crisis of the South is one element of the current process of destruction. Inthethird world as a result of dependence on the North, relatively more is always spent on interest payments to the banks in the North than on satisfying elementary human needs. To pass off the policy of the North toward the South as exporting "civilization" is perverse.. The North exports.. the Moloch of the auto-city and nuclear power.."
25-06-2004 14:24Gay Coalition urges ‘one law for all’
The Lord’s amendment to the Civil Partnership Bill has not ‘wrecked it’ or rendered it ‘unworkable’, as Government spokespeople have claimed”, according to The Coalition for Marriage Equality, which includes nearly all gay campaigning groups, except Stonewall.
21-06-2004 09:56Outrage is urging lesbians and gay men and their friends to join a vigil for slain Jamaican gay rights activist Brian Williamson outside the Jamican High Commission (1 Prince Consort Rd, London SW7) from 7 - 9PM, Wednesday 23 June.
17-06-2004 19:42At a women’s briefing meeting this week, we heard from UK organisers that giving women independent space was not seen as a priority. Yet the Women’s Day at the Paris ESF last November was decisive in making women’s campaigns visible, including grassroots organising against immigration and asylum laws, and against war and occupation. After 30 years of the modern women’s movement and feminism, nobody in the present ESF process seems to know why women must be able to meet independently. What do you think can be done to stop this backward step?
15-06-2004 16:36These issues aside, OutRage! values the work of the PSC. We will continue to support its efforts to help secure a free Palestine. We hope that in return the PSC will work with us to pressure the PLO, Hamas and the PA to abandon their homophobia and create a truly liberated nation based on human rights for all.
10-06-2004 20:38Jamaican Gay Leader Murdered. Jamaican PM urged: combat homophobic violence. OutRage! condemns the murder of Brian Williamson, a leading human rights campaigner in Jamaica and a founder of J-FLAG.
08-06-2004 07:42OutRage! is delighted to hear that there is so much support for the museum. The lives and stories of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people have been largely ignored and even written out of the ‘official’ history books. Much of history has been ‘sanitised’ of our queer lives and this project will be an invaluable resource in reclaiming much of it.
07-06-2004 19:27Nearly 300 anti-facist protestors where arrested on Saturday in The Hauge. for "illegal protest" against a nazi parade. Amongst them was a contingent of around 70 international queer activists visiting for the Queeruption 6 gathering, which was taking place in Amsterdam. Here is part of the story.