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June 3, 2013

From lords who say gay marriage persecutes Christians to those who argue it's good for business, the debate comes to the UK's House of Lords today

From a lord who wants to marry his own son and fancies his brother, to an ex archbishop who says marriage equality will lead to polygamy and Nazi persecution, the opponents of gay marriage in Britain's House of Lords are numerous and vocal.

So it will be a stormy debate today and tomorrow (3 and 4 June) when the Lords, the unelected upper chamber of the British parliament, get to debate and vote on the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill for England and Wales.

March 30, 2013

The former Bishop of Canterbury has published an article saying British Prime Minister David Cameron's support of same-sex marriage threatens children, jobs and Christians

Lord Carey says gay marriage is an example of PM David Cameron’s ‘aggressive secularisation’.

In an article written for British newspaper The Daily Mail, the former Bishop of Canterbury, who has previously said that gay marriage will lead to polygamy and could turn Britain into Nazi Germany, went on to liken the PM’s religious persecution to the government’s support of same-sex marriage.

December 24, 2012

Another chance to watch the viral HMS Ocean Christmas video - because GSN loves a camp sing-a-long

Gay Star News loved this video so much last year that we decided to release it this Christmas as well.

The HMS Ocean battleship’s camp mime-along to Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas became a YouTube hit.

And gay celebrities got in on the excitement, with Lord of the Rings star Sir Ian McKellen sharing it with Anthony Cotton – from long-running TV soap Coronation Street and the original UK Queer As Folk.

‘It was glorious and made me laugh and cry with joy,’ said Cotton, who put the link out via Twitter.

April 23, 2012

Britain's first out lesbian MP and Anglican bishop speak out on same-sex marriage at national conference

Britain’s first out lesbian MP and an Anglican bishop have spoken out against faith-based homophobia at a major national conference.

Angela Eagle MP and the Bishop of Salisbury Nicholas Holtam spoke at the third National Conference on Faith, Homophobia, Transphobia and Human Rights organised by the Cutting Edge Consortium in London on 21 April.

Eagle, a humanist and Shadow Leader of the House of Commons, urged humanists and non-religious people to challenge the backlash against gay marriage from religious conservatives.