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News + Press Releases 2000

Community
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10-November-2000
GLF Memorial Plaque to be Unveiled

On Saturday, 25th November a memorial plaque will be unveiled at Highbury Fields, to commemorate the first protest in Britain by lesbians and gay men for queer rights.
Politics
7-August-2000
Home Office Sex Offences Review Inadequate

All consenting, victimless sexual offences should be abolished; and gay sex with a consenting 17-year-old should cease to be prosecuted as pædophilia.
Community
30-July-2000
Leicester Unity overcomes neonazis

Leicester's first ever Pride March was a jubilant affair, despite the presence of 30 neonazis who attempted to intimidate marchers.
Media
23-July-2000
BBC Sponsor Singer who says: Kill Gays!

The BBC is being condemned for promoting reggae star, Buju Banton, who advocates the murder of homosexuals, by sponsoring Bantonís performance at the 'Peace & Love' Festival in London today.
Community
1-July-2000
Pride March: Pictures

Pictures of this year's L/G/B/T Pride March in London.
Community
24-April-2000
Outcast's Printers Intimidated

The latest edition of Outcast has had to be cancelled because the printers' staff have been intimidated and fear reprisal attacks.
Community
4-April-2000
Terry Connell -- A tribute

A tribute to Terry Connell of the Bolton Seven, who died on 25th March.
Politics
17-March-2000
DfEE Sex Education Guidelines

The new DfEE guidelines on teaching sex education set out in an amendment to the Learning and Skills Bill give prominence to marriage and permanent relationships and are being criticised by OutRage! as weak and insufficiently inclusive.
Religion
12-March-2000
Gay Protest Disrupts Cardinal Winning Lecture

Gay campaigners protesting against Section 28 interrupted a lecture by Cardinal Winning in Croydon, south London, on 7th March, drawing attention to the Cardinal's support for laws that discriminate against lesbians and gay men.
International
7-March-2000
Zimbabwe:

Keith Goddard of Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ) says last October's OutRage! protest against President Mugabe has had huge positive benefits.
Politics
3-March-2000
Age of Consent Bill Flawed

Teachers could be jailed for up to five years for consenting relationships with pupils, under the "abuse of trust" clause in the age of consent Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill.
Politics
26-January-2000
OutRage! sends Section 28 Proposals to Scotland's Donald Dewar

OutRage! proposes to Scotlandís First Minister, Donald Dewar, legally-binding guidelines on the teaching of sexuality issues in schools.
Politics
26-January-2000
Reply to Jack Straw

270 days after the April Bomb, and after 1000 days of inaction by New Labour, OutRage! publishes a 10-point reply sent to the Home Secretary, demanding progress.
Armed Forces
12-January-2000
Government Lifts Military Ban -- Call for Action to Combat Homophobia in the Military

Government's decision to lift the military ban on lesbians and gays is a welcome first step towards eradicating homophobia from the Armed Forces: but deeply entrenched homophobic attitudes will continue to force many gay people out of the services, unless the military authorities take tough new action to combat the victimisation of homosexual personnel.
Religion
2-January-2000
Gay Millennium Protest at St. Paul's Cathedral

As the Queen arrived for the National Millennium Service at St. Paul's Cathedral this afternoon, OutRage! protesters unfurled a huge banner with the words: '2000 Years of Church Homophobia!', protesting that church teaching has led to the persecution of hundreds of millions of homosexuals worldwide.


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