Demonising Peter Tatchell

Much to the complete and utter astonishment of many, the gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell who has devoted his entire life to fighting against discrimination has been publicly denounced as racist and transphobic by Fran Cowling, an officer of the National Union of Students (NUS) in the UK. Peter has now gone very public about all this, but … Read more

Saudi Arabia vs Iran

“The enemy of my enemy is my friend” is a very old proverb and suggests that anybody who opposes those you also oppose is somebody you can work with, oh and much to the surprise of some, this is a concept that is first recorded within a Sanskrit treatise on statecraft dating to around the 4th century BC. If … Read more

A life dedicated to human rights – An Interview With Peter Tatchell

Now here in an interview well worth watching. From the 2014 World Humanist Congress: journalist, TV presenter, and Labour party peer Baroness Joan Bakewell interviews the legendary human rights activist Peter Tatchell. He is a truly inspirational person who truly has dedicated his entire life to human rights and has made a real difference in the … Read more

Peter Tatchell talks about the personal cost of his activism

Peter Tatchell is a gay rights and also a human rights activist, who has courageously taken a consistently brave stand. In his mind human rights are universal, so regardless of who is doing the oppressing, he will speak up for the oppressed … and rightly so. As an example, he openly criticises Hamas for targeting civilians, … Read more

Sometimes you get to meet your heroes and discover it really is all true

As you might (or might not) know, I’m currently attending the World Humanist Congress in Oxford, and so as a result I’ve had the opportunity to meet some really truly amazing individuals. Pictured above between myself and Joan Bakewell is Peter Tatchell He is one truly amazing individual who has successfully campaigned over many decades and made … Read more

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