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Anglican funeral ban on Archbishop Tutu’s lesbian daughter

The Church of England last week banned Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s lesbian daughter from officiating at the funeral of her godfather. Martin Kenyon, a close friend of Desmond Tutu, specifically requested that Canon Mpho Tutu van Furth conduct the service. In 2003, Mpho Andrea Tutu van Furth was ordained into the US branch of the Anglican …

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Ban on transgender women in women’s rugby union

The English Rugby Football Union (RFU) will vote next Friday on whether to ban transgender women from women’s rugby union. Until now, the governing body allowed transgender women to play at club levels after undergoing an independent medical assessment. But the organisation intends falling in behind World Rugby which previously banned transgender women from elite …

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George Montague, ‘oldest gay in the village’, dead at 98

George Montague, author of the memoir The Oldest Gay in the Village, died Friday aged 98. Remembered as a popular figure at the annual Brighton Pride, George Montague was also a tireless rights campaigner. George Montague passed away with his husband Somchai Phukkhlai at his side. Before his death, he dictated a message to friends …

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Former Thatcher minister tells anti-masker to try pegging

Former Thatcher minister Edwina Currie lashed out at an anti-masker on Twitter and told him to try pegging. Currie tweeted a response after Paul Joseph Watson claimed that men who wear masks have been “f**ked in the ass by your girlfriend.” Watson posted a series of Tweets explaining his theory that wearing a mask indicates …

Lesbian priest first woman appointed Bishop of Monmouth

A lesbian, Anglican priest has just become the first woman to hold the position of Bishop of Monmouth in England. More than 400 people attended Cherry Vann’s consecration at Brecon Cathedral on January 25. Vann adds this achievement to her list of other accomplishments as a member of the Church of England. Becoming a priest …