Stonewall’s influence on BBC and Ofcom revealed

Oct 15, 2021 by

by David Thompson, BBC News: The extent of the influence of LGBTQ charity Stonewall in public bodies across the UK has been revealed in a BBC investigation. Governments, Ofcom and the BBC have had their impartiality questioned after involvement in the lobby group’s diversity schemes. A number of high profile organisations have left Stonewall’s schemes in recent months amid growing controversy about the influence of the group on public policy. Stonewall says it works for LGBTQ...

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Finnish Christian MP in epic court battle over right to criticise homosexual activity

Oct 13, 2021 by

by Michael Cook, MercatorNet: This could be a template for bullying activists to exclude Christian perspectives from the public square everywhere in the West. Finns speak an incomprehensible and unspellable language but they are, according to the UN’s 2021 World Happiness Report, the happiest people in the world. In a year when Covid-19 was sweeping through Finland, as well as everywhere else, that is no mean feat. It is also the Number 1 country in the world for quality of life, according to...

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The Trojan Horse of Stonewall

Oct 12, 2021 by

by Robin Aitken, The Critic: News that the BBC is apparently considering withdrawing from Stonewall’s “Diversity Champions” scheme comes as a double surprise; who knew that the Corporation had signed-up in the first place? And, if it is now to ditch the scheme, it’s a rare example of the Corporation acknowledging a mis-step and back-pedalling on its woke credentials. It is also, and perhaps more significantly, a sign that Stonewall’s long run of campaigning success is coming to an end due to...

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Government’s Quiet Rule Change Doubles Down Against Ultra-Woke LGBTQIBLMA+ Flag

Oct 11, 2021 by

by Guido Fawkes: Back in June last year Guido noted that specific permission is only given for public buildings to fly “the horizontal striped rainbow flag, such as the “Pride” flag” and any other variation is theoretically outside of the law. Following a bout of woke councils and government departments beginning to fly the super-woke LGBTQIBLMA+ flag, Robert Jenrick had clearly enough… An SW1 source took time out at conference to nod Guido in the direction of an interesting amendment quietly...

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Will we soon see state surveillance of Christian ministries?

Oct 10, 2021 by

by Carys Moseley, Christian Today: The government should arrange for ‘intelligence gathering’, i.e. spying on ‘repeat offenders’ of ‘conversion practices’ (aka ‘conversion therapy’). This is what the Ozanne Foundation recommends in its Cooper Report, published on 1 October. Targeting ‘conversion practices’ The Cooper Report defines ‘conversion practices’ as ‘attempts to suppress, “cure” or change sexual...

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Respond to Welsh govt LGBTQ+ action plan

Oct 9, 2021 by

from Christian Concern: The Welsh Government is currently consulting on its draft LGBTQ+ Action Plan. Some of the proposed policies are very concerning, including the proposal to ban ‘LGBT conversion therapy’ in Wales for both adults and children. The closing date for this consultation is 22 October. We’ve provided a guide below for each of the questions, explaining the points to raise. Please respond to the consultation using your own words to make the points which you care most about. You do...

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