Articles tagged Gay:

The Hateful Daily Mail

  • 1 Oct 2009

Just by writing this blogpost, I will probably damage my chances in Bracknell. Some will say 'if you can't take the heat...'. But I am damned if I am going to stay silent when I see a national newspaper indulge in a homophobic attack on me. A year ago, the Richard Kay column i...

Independent Column: Gays in the Tory Party

  • 9 Jun 2009

On Thursday I spent an hour signing letters to Tory MPs inviting them to attend a late night “Pride Party” at a gay nightclub in Canal Street in Manchester during the Tory Party conference in October. It’s being organised by the Tories as yet another signal that the party is e...

David Davis & Gay Rights

  • 16 Jun 2008

I wasn't going to post anything until tomorrow, but I am so angry at an attempt by the Gay rights group Stonewall (aided by their puppet, little Ben Bradshaw) to paint David Davis as some sort of anti-gay bigot, that I feel I have to respond. Stonewall are sending round an ema...

Gay Adoption & the Catholic Church

  • 28 Jan 2007

Several people have queried why I haven't commented on the row over gay adoption and the Catholic Church. I suppose it's because I haven't got anything terribly original to say on it. The government seems to have painted itself into a corner with threats of resignation if Tony...

New Statesman: Did I Lose North Norfolk Because I am Gay?

  • 23 May 2005

Politics - Iain Dale has no problem being an openly gay Tory Far from being the preserve of Colonel Blimps, it was the Tory party that stood the most gay and black candidates The past two weeks have been like attending my own funeral. I've had 400 e-mails and letters of ...