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Five more things the government should do for LGBT rights in the UK

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Marriage equality doesn’t mean that the battle for LGBT rights in the UK is over.

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UKIP come clean about why they really oppose gay marriage

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UKIP’s opposition to gay marriage is not for pragmatic reasons, but is based on outdated bigotry.

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Opposing gay marriage today: as brave as being openly gay in 1970?

Charles Moore has written a piece for the Spectator in which he salutes the bravery of those standing firm against gay equality, saying that gay marriage today is “as brave as being openly gay was in 1970″.

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Religion poisons everything? Greater acceptance of homosexuality in more secular countries

Across the world attitudes towards homosexuality roughly correlate to how wealthy and secular a country is, according to Pew Research’s Global Attitudes Project.

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Video: Why the gay marriage victory was so important

The is being posted partly on a congratulatory note – this week the House of Lords backed gay marriage by a majority of 242. This means that same-sex couples should be able to marry by next summer.

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Quote of the day: Homosexuals are ‘very good at antiques’

Conservative peer Baroness Knight said that despite her opposition to gay marriage, she recognised that homosexuals had many talents.

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Gay parents good for children according to new study

Children brought up by gay couples are healthier and have better relationships with their families, according to a new Australian-based study.

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Poll timeline: consistent public support for gay marriage

“A Conservative is a fellow who is standing athwart history yelling ‘Stop!'” – William F. Buckley

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It’s time to heed Phillip Hammond’s warning and stop talking about gay marriage. Let’s just say ‘I do’ and move on

It’s time to heed Phillip Hammond’s warning and stop talking about gay marriage. Let’s just say ‘I do’ and move on.

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French opponents of same-sex marriage have taken homophobic discourse mainstream

Same-sex marriage should become law in France today, as the bill goes through its second and final reading in Parliament – but the predicted victory will taste bittersweet.

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