Dreaming of a creative vision for the potential for Christian life

I have a question pursuing me at the moment, which is motivating the direction of my blogs, and which I may be in danger of over-emphasising. After 17 years in Changing Attitude, working to defend the place of LGB&T people in the Church against global hostility, I want to move from defence and beyond advocacy […]

The Bishop of Buckingham records an Out4Marriage video

The Bishop of Buckingham, Alan Wilson, has recorded a video for the Out4Marriage campaign, released yesterday. The Evening Standard carried a report yesterday, saying that the “married father of five, caused a row in the Church” by urging leaders to “get our head around blessing gay people’s relationships”. In the section of the video reported […]

David Cameron reveals government’s total commitment to equal marriage

Towards the end of yesterday’s reception at Downing Street hosted by the prime minister, Mr Cameron addressed the LGBT community members in a brief speech, during which he said: “I run an institution – the Conservative Party – which for many, many years got itself on the wrong side of this argument, it locked people […]

Living into the new reality – Christian equality for women and LGB&T people

Later this afternoon I’m attending the reception at 10 Downing Street hosted by the Prime Minister for members of the LGB&T community. In advance of the meeting, Jeffrey John’s video message for the Out4Marriage campaign is making waves, and Jeffrey may be one of those invited to the reception. Jeffrey is very glad the government […]

Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls calls for equal religious marriage in @Out4Marriage video

The Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls, has joined the Out4Marriage campaign with a video message calling on the government to allow religious bodies to marry gay couples if they choose, inspired by his late, gay uncle. Mr Balls, the most senior Labour politician to lend support to the movement, said he was inspired to support marriage […]