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Catholic adoption charity appeal dismissed – The Independent

“A Catholic adoption agency has been told it cannot discriminate against gay couples in the latest outcome of an ongoing legal battle that has pitted the rights of same sex parents against religious groups who want to opt-out of anti-discrimination legislation.”

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The Independent, 26th April 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Employment Tribunal unequivocal on discrimination stance as gay lawyer wins action – The Lawyer

“A gay lawyer who discovered a note from one of his firm’s partners that accused him of giving work to his ‘batty boy mate’ has won a discrimination fight against the firm.”

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The Lawyer, 28th March 2011

Source: www.thelawyer.com

Gay couple end hotel payout claim – The Independent

“A homosexual couple who successfully sued the Christian owners of a hotel who refused them a bed are withdrawing a claim for more compensation, the Equality and Human Rights Commission said today.”

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The Independent, 11th March 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Anti-gay Christian couple lose foster care case – The Guardian

“A Pentecostal Christian couple have lost their high court claim that they were discriminated against by a local authority because they insisted on their right to tell young foster children that homosexuality is morally wrong.”

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The Guardian, 28th February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Second B&B owner sued for turning gay couple away – Daily Telegraph

“A gay couple, turned away from a bed and breakfast, after the owner told them it was against her Christian convictions to let them share a bed, have launched a claim for sexual discrimination.”

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Daily Telegraph, 27th January 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Christian hoteliers appeal against ban on gay couple – BBC News

“The Christian owners of a Cornwall hotel who unlawfully refused to allow a gay couple a double room have appealed.”

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BBC News, 25th January 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Gay couple’s hotel battle is latest case of religion clashing with human rights – The Guardian

“Stephen Preddy and Martyn Hall’s legal victory against a Christian hotel that refused them a double room is part of a growing trend of cases that pit faith against discrimination.”

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The Guardian, 23rd January 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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