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‘Ignored for 70 years’: Activist Peter Tatchell slams Queen invite

Veteran gay activist Peter Tatchell has turned down an invitation to an event at the Queen’s platinum jubilee because of the monarch’s “neglectful stance towards the LGBT+ community”. In the UK, Queen Elizabeth is celebrating her 70 years on the throne this year. The national celebrations include a four-day long weekend of events in early …

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Ban Lifted As Peter Tatchell Gets Invite To 10 Downing Street

Prime Minister Theresa May has lifted a 10 Downing Street ban on veteran LGBT activist Peter Tatchell. Since the creation of Downing Street LGBT Pride receptions a decade ago, Tatchell was banned from attending by three prime ministers – Tony Blair, Gordon Brown and David Cameron. “Despite my 51 years of campaigning, and my role …

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Anti-Gay Countries ‘Missing Out On Billions In Tourism And Investment’

Countries with anti-LGBTIQ laws are sacrificing billions of dollars in potential tourism and investment, according to a new report. The Economic Cost of Homophobia report, published by advocacy group The Peter Tatchell Foundation, also argues that the countries are also sacrificing the economic power of their own LGBTIQ citizens. The global LGBTIQ travel market is …

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LGBTIQ Rights Activist Arrested For Protest In Russia As World Cup Begins

Peter Tatchell LGBTIQ rights Activist arrested in Russian British LGBTIQ rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has been arrested and charged by Russian police after holding a one-man protest near the Kremlin during the FIFA World Cup. The 66-year-old attempted to hold a peaceful one-man protest to draw attention to human rights abuses reportedly committed against gay men …