Category Archives: Sexuality equality

Equalities – it’s just political correctness gone mad, or is it?

On the radio yesterday morning there was a discussion of some interest about Health and Safety in the workplace. During the subsequent phone-in, I was hearing comments that remind me of many meetings with employers and small/medium business owners who … Continue reading

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A Clash of Interest – religious beliefs against equalities

When there is a legal conflict between two people or groups, how does the law decide which way to lean? In a case yesterday, a judge found in favour of a gay couple, Martyn Hall and his civil partner Steven … Continue reading

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The Equality Act – friend or foe?

The new legislation came into force this week and has been greeted with scepticism and misgivings. It is the latest in a long line of legal additions that have have been written to reduce discrimination in the workplace and beyond. … Continue reading

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“1.5% UK are gay” – an underestimate!

Sitting on the train on Saturday, I picked up “The Metro”, one the London free papers, and began a mindless browse, until an article entitled “Just 1.5% of British population are gay or bisexual” caught my eye. Having just come … Continue reading

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