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Author: Tessa Kendall

The battle against gay marriage causes deep divisions in politics and religion

The battle against gay marriage causes deep divisions in politics and religion

Posted: Wed, 02 May 2012 by Tessa Kendall

Religious groups' opposition to equal marriage is causing deep rifts among their leaders and followers - and among Tory MPs.

Tags: Marriage Equality, Equality & Human Rights

Christian doctors claim jobs at risk if they refuse to do gender reassignment operations

Christian doctors claim jobs at risk if they refuse to do gender reassignment operations

Posted: Wed, 25 Apr 2012 by Tessa Kendall

Dr Peter Saunders of the Christian Medical Fellowship claims that doctors risk disciplinary action if they refuse to carry out gender reassignment surgery - but a doctor with objections wouldn't train in this surgical specialism in the first place.

Tags: Healthcare

Child brides and licensed rape

Child brides and licensed rape

Posted: Tue, 03 Apr 2012 by Tessa Kendall

Women in the UK are being forced to get married with threats and violence. Children under the legal age of consent for marriage or sex are also being forced to marry - and most of them are girls.

Tags: Sharia, Child Abuse, Forced Marriage