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Straight from the ass’s mouth: horses can 'cure' gays

IN the bad old days when homosexuality was regarded as an “illness”, health professionals, mainly in the first half of the twentieth century, often resorted to behavioural aversion therapy with electric shocks to affect a “cure”. These, and other “gay cure” treatments rarely worked and were subsequently abandoned because of the harm they did.

Gay marriage: UK churches are way out of step with public opinion

A NEW survey published in the UK shows that the public want the Government to go further on gay marriage by allowing Church of England vicars to conduct same-sex weddings.

The findings of the ComRes poll, published in The Independent, showed that, by a margin of 2-1, people oppose the Government's proposal to make it illegal for the Church of England to conduct gay marriages.

Pope uses World Peace Day to intensify his war on gays

AHEAD of the Catholic Church’s Word Peace Day on January 1, 2013, Pope Ratzinger issued a warning that any efforts to allow gays and lesbians to wed would:

Actually harm and help to destabilize marriage.

This in turn, the doddering old bigot suggested, would pose a threat to world peace.