The Staggers 1 October 2012 New Statesman: Statement on adverts by Core Issues Trust Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up The New Statesman recently published an advert from Core Issues Trust, a charity which campaigns against gay marriage, among other issues. This was a mistake, and we apologise to any of our subscribers who were offended. The New Statesman has consistently supported gay rights, and you can read our most recent leader in support of gay marriage here. › Ikea Saudi Arabia airbrushes women from their catalogue Subscribe For daily analysis & more political coverage from Westminster and beyond subscribe for just £1 per month!