Religion and Politics: October 2014

October 2, 2014 in General

London:¬†A gay couple looking to find a flat share in London got a shock when they were turned down by prospective flatmates for not being “a regular couple”. ¬†Under the Equalities Act 2010, as with New Zealand’s Human Rights Act 1993, accomodation discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is illegal.

 Brasilia: At least 216 LGBT people have been murdered in Brazil so far this year.

Rome: A recent survey in Italy has revealed that only 29% favour allowing same-sex couples to have children.

Harare: Temba Mliswa, a¬†Zimbabwean ZANU PF MP has warned that a number of “gay gangsters” “backed by the CIA” have “infiltrated” the ruling ZANU-PF political party.