Tags: Equality & Human Rights

Gay 'cure’ therapist loses appeal against suspension

Gay 'cure’ therapist loses appeal against suspension

Posted: Wed, 23 May 2012

A Christian psychotherapist has lost her appeal against suspension from her professional body after being struck off after attempting to convert a homosexual man to heterosexuality. Read More »

Michael Gove to investigate Catholic schools’ anti-gay petition

Michael Gove to investigate Catholic schools’ anti-gay petition

Posted: Sun, 29 Apr 2012

The Department for Education has announced that it will investigate complaints that rules were breached when Catholic schools were asked to encourage their pupils to sign a national petition against gay marriage. Read More »

Catholic Education Service is abusing its authority in state schools

Catholic Education Service is abusing its authority in state schools

Posted: Wed, 25 Apr 2012

The Catholic Education Service (CES) has been accused of abusing its authority by contacting Catholic schools asking them to tell pupils about a political campaign against equal marriage legislation for LGBT people. Read More »

Oxford alumnus protests against Christian Concern

Oxford alumnus protests against Christian Concern

Posted: Fri, 13 Apr 2012

An Oxford graduate has returned his degree in protest at his college agreeing to host a conference run by a Christian group which does not favour gay rights. Read More »

Same-sex marriage – your opinions sought

Same-sex marriage – your opinions sought

Posted: Thu, 15 Mar 2012

The Government has launched its three-month long consultation on the legalisation of same sex civil marriages in England and Wales. The NSS will closely follow the debate over the coming weeks and frame our response to the consultation on the basis of that debate – and on what our members want. Read More »

Catholic midwives lose abortion 'conscientious objection' case

Catholic midwives lose abortion 'conscientious objection' case

Posted: Wed, 29 Feb 2012

Two Catholic midwives have lost a legal battle after claiming that being asked to supervise nurses involved in abortion procedures violated their religious conscience. Read More »

Christian hotel owners fined for refusing to let a gay couple stay

Christian hotel owners fined for refusing to let a gay couple stay

Posted: Fri, 17 Feb 2012

The Christian owners of a private hotel have lost their appeal against a £3,600 fine imposed on them for refusing to allow a gay couple to occupy a double room at Chymorvah House in Marazion, Cornwall, in 2008. Read More »