Tag Archives: Commonwealth of Nations
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House of Lords calls for decriminalization of homosexuality in Commonwealth because of higher HIV rates

See the  must watch Video – Criminalization of Homosexuality Kills – The link is made between increase in HIV/ AIDS in countries that criminalize homosexuality – Homophobia causes higher HIV/AIDS rates. By Melanie Nathan, March 14, 2o13. Yesterday Conservative Peer Lord Black of Brentwood,  led a debate on Criminalization of Homosexuality and how it has caused […]

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If Queen Elizabeth really wants to make history tomorrow…

She should consider a real 21st Century Commonwealth Magna Carta By Cathy Kristofferson, March 09, 2013. March 10 update:  No history will be made.  The Queen will not attend the ceremony.  The Palace released the following:  ‘The Queen will regrettably no longer attend the Commonwealth Observance at Westminster Abbey today as she continues to recover […]

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The Queen will make implicit reference to gay rights in new pledge to end discrimination for Commonwealth

Lest we forget that it was indeed the Colonialists and the Magna Carta that brought anti-homosexuality laws to Africa in the first place. By Melanie Nathan, March 09, 2013. According to the Daily Mail, The Queen of England “fights for gay rights: Monarch makes historic pledge on discrimination and hints that if Kate DOES have […]

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Commonwealth Secretary General Condemns Homophobia

Speech at UN Human Rights Council in Geneva By Melanie Nathan, 02/29/2012 The Human Rights Council in Geneva  has heard it from Kamalesh Sharma, the Secretary General of the Commonwealth of Nations who  reiterated this week that homophobia is incompatible with Commonwealth values. This sends a signal from the top that persecution based on sexuality […]

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