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“The pimps, the prostitutes, the spivs, the pansies, and now, the queers”: A short history of anti-gay prejudice

TweetOpposition to equality for gay, lesbian and bisexual people is nothing new. The difference today is the language. Not so long ago, MPs were willing to stand up in the House of Commons and liken gay people to “pimps”, “prostitutes” and “spivs”. Homosexuality was deemed “uncivilised”, and love between consenting adults was labelled a “perversion”. […]

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Con 2012: Boris exaggerates his record and ignores the facts. Again

Len Duvall AM, leader of the Labour group on the London Assembly, responds to Boris Johnson’s 2012 Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham.

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Social housing needs a ‘New Deal’

Kevin Gulliver argues that the social housing system needs to be re-hauled under a ‘New Deal’.

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