Islam

Postpone East London Gay Pride

Call for Muslims and LGBTIs to unite against hate East London Mosque urged to dialogue with LGBTI communities Commenting on the planned East London Gay Pride march scheduled for 2 April, human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell said: “OutRage! is not supporting East London Gay Pride, following the revelation of links between some of the organisers Postpone East London Gay Pride

Ken livingstone and Islamic extremism

Peter Tatchell talks to Martin Bright about Ken Livingstone’s embracing of homophobic cleric, Yusuf al-Qaradawi. Our dossier refuting Ken Livingstone’s claims can be read here:

Saudi Protest

[flickr_set id=”72157602824296251″] London – 31 October 2007. Outside the Saudi Arabian Embassy, campaigners gathered to protest against human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia, co-inciding with the state visit by King Abdullah. Pictured is Peter Tatchell of OutRage! © OutRage! 1990-2010. You are free to use this photo to illustrate news stories and articles about OutRage!, Saudi Protest

Stop Saudi homophobia!

[flickr_set id=”72157602577245246″] Protesters picketed the Saudi Arabian Embassy in London to condemn the flogging and execution queers. The protest was organised by the National Union of Students LGBT campaign, with the support of LGBT human rights group OutRage! Peter Tatchell was a guest speaker. © OutRage! 1990-2010. You are free to use this photo to Stop Saudi homophobia!

Iran Hangings

[flickr_set id=”72157594175121502″] Hanging of gay teens in Mashad, Iran, 19 July 2005.  

New Dark Ages: The Rise of Islamic Fundamentalism in Britain

Peter Tatchell documents the global threat of Islamic Fundamentalism The New Dark Ages are already with us. For hundreds of millions of people in parts of the Middle-East, Africa and South-East Asia, the ascendancy of Islamic fundamentalism has ushered in an era of religious obscurantism and intolerance. The liberal, compassionate wing of Islam –although it New Dark Ages: The Rise of Islamic Fundamentalism in Britain

Muslim fundamentalists threaten to kill gay activist

Islamophobia conference ends in violent uproar Islamic fundamentalists tried to beat up a gay man and threatened to kill him at a London conference on “Islamophobia”, designed to promote understanding and tolerance of Muslim values, and attended by Muslim, Jewish and Christian leaders. The conference declaration claimed that “Islam is wrongly and unjustly portrayed as Muslim fundamentalists threaten to kill gay activist