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April 16, 2012

Gay MEP Michael Cashman met with leaders in Northern Cyprus to discuss decriminalization of homosexuality

Gay British MEP Michael Cashman has met with leaders in Northern Cyprus to show his support for plans to decriminalize homosexuality.

Cashman met with senior politicians, including Prime Minister Irsen Küçük, President Dervi? Ero?lu and Speaker of the Parliament Hasan Bozer, to talk about repealing the homophobic British Colonial Laws, where Articles 171 and 173 punishes 'unnatural sex' with five years jail and gives three years imprisonment for attempts to commit such acts.

February 10, 2012

Gay MEP criticizes Slovak representative Anna Záborská for refusing to discuss LGBT rights as not relevant while promoting straight marriage

Gay British MEP Michael Cashman has criticized a fellow European Parliament representative for promoting her own views on marriage while claiming a pro-gay take on the matter is a ‘personal’ issue that has nothing to do with the European Union.

When Cashman calls on fellow MEPs to take action on LGBT rights, he and his colleagues are regularly told by Slovakian Catholic MEP Anna Záborská that it is not EU business.