Peter Tatchell is Director of the Peter Tatchell Foundation, which campaigns for human rights the UK and worldwide: www.PeterTatchellFoundation.org His personal biography can be viewed here: www.petertatchell.net/biography.htm

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UK Politics
05 July 2004
The Tory peers were at least half right. They have extended the Civil Partnership Bill, which gives legal recognition...
Human Rights
28 June 2004
Earlier this year, a gay man was refused employment as a lay chaplain with the Catholic charity Apostleship of the Sea...
19 April 2004
OK, I admit it. I am a Tasmaniac. For two weeks, I've been having fun in the bottom of Down Under. Tasmania is wow!...
International Politics
26 January 2004
President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe cannot be arrested for the crime of torture, according to Judge Timothy Workman. As...
Africa
15 December 2003
The struggle to unseat President Robert Mugabe may be entering a new phase this month, following the emergence inside...
Society
13 October 2003
Sex in a public toilet is not my idea of fun or good taste. But neither do I think it warrants being treated as a major...
Human Rights
29 September 2003
In February, the Crown Prosecution Service announced a crackdown on homophobic hate crimes. Two months later, the...
UK Politics
22 September 2003
If we were hit by another disease on the scale of the Aids epidemic, would we be better prepared? Or would officialdom...
UK Politics
08 September 2003
If David Blunkett gets his way, modern-day Romeos and Juliets will be threatened with five years in jail for a mere...
Human Rights
07 July 2003
The same-sex civil partnership scheme - announced by the equalities minister, Jacqui Smith - will remedy many of the...
Politics
09 June 2003
The scenes of violent state repression to emerge from Zimbabwe during the week of all-out strikes were tragically...
Human Rights
19 May 2003
When the England v Zimbabwe Test series opens at Lord's next Thursday, the home team will face a Zimbabwe side that has...
24 March 2003
The underside of the Prime Minister's limousine is polished to perfection. I know because when I was dragged out from...
International Politics
17 February 2003
I am marching against war on Iraq but with feelings of ambivalence. The Stop the War campaign ignores Saddam's human...
Culture
13 January 2003
We have heard that ten-year-old Damilola Taylor was the victim of bullying, but we have not been told about the nature...

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