Tag: Gay Couple

Waiting for the Real Test Case

Some brief thoughts on the B&B issue (copied and adapted from a comment I made earlier this morning). In both cases so far (Bulls and Wilkinsons) one of the key criticisms made by the justices were the inconsistency of the

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Steve Holmes on Pais

A short but clear piece on the way that Jeffrey John tries to argue in the re-issued “Permanent, Faithful, Stable” that the Centurion and his “pais” are lovers. I have been reading the new edition of Jeffrey John’s book, now

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Richard Coles on Gay Marriage

The Reverend Richard Coles (who we interviewed over at the Twurch last year) has written an opinion piece for the Independent responding to Cardinal O’Brien’s “rant” (come on, let’s be honest folks) in the Telegraph on Sunday. It’s an interesting

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The Cornish B&B Ruling

Introduction As you all probably noticed, it is now out. The owners of a hotel who refused to allow a gay couple a double room acted unlawfully, a judge has ruled. Peter and Hazelmary Bull, of the Chymorvah Hotel, near

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A Suitable Test Case – Cornish B&B

This piece in the Mail yesterday caught my eye. The Christian owners of a seaside guesthouse are being sued in a landmark case – for refusing to allow a gay couple to share a double bed. Devout Peter and Hazelmary

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The Berkshire B&B

No doubt many of you have already seen this. A gay couple were turned away from a Berkshire guest house by the owner who said it was “against her convictions” for two men to share a bed. Michael Black and

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