One of the UK’s most senior gay humanist campaigners has countered the messages of regret voiced in response to the news of that Archbishop Dr Rowan Williams is to stand down from Church of England post.
It’s never been easy being gay – especially gay and religious. It’s got better in some countries – and in my own, the UK, it’s almost cool, and there are laws to protect homosexuals against discrimination.
A clergyman in the UK has been passed over for a bishop’s post because he’s gay. It’s emerged that Jeffrey John’s rejection comes after secret talks among senior churchmen, who fear a further split in the Anglican Communion.