Tuesday , 21 January 2020

Tag Archives: John Bercow

SNP politicians: Malawi, drop charges against men arrested tortured for gay sex

Flag of Malawi

SNP MPs and MSPs called for the UK to do all it can to have Malawi drop charges against two men who were arrested and assaulted for allegedly having gay sex. Cuthbert Kulemela, 19, and Kelvin Gonani, 39, were arrested on 7 of December for allegedly having sex at Gonani’s home. They were charged and detained, despite a 2012 decision by Malawi officials ...

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MPs call for end to LGBTI discrimination

Stewart McDonald MP: "This group has been founded at a crucial time."

The speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, yesterday formally launched a new cross-party group to champion intrenational LGBTI equality and rights. The newly formed All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Global LGBTI Rights is the first of its kind, and includes members of both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. The APPG will take on the ...

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Pride House Glasgow praised for impact on LGBTI rights

Pride House Glasgow

The first ever Pride House to feature at a Commonwealth Games has been has been praised for its impact on LGBTI rights, during its closing ceremony on Saturday night. After a fortnight of events, Pride House Glasgow celebrated its farewell featuring Scottish entertainers such as the singer Horse McDonald and the comedian Hardeep Singh Kohli. Pride House has welcomed over ...

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