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Queer Bedfellows

by | 30th, June 2003

‘POLITICS, as we said, makes strange bedfellows and it’s not often you find Peter Tatchell and the Telegraph snuggled up together under the same duvet.

And the bride wore a tuxedo, much like the groom…

But the paper happily reports that the Government’s proposals to extend to gay couples the same legal rights as those enjoyed by married couples has been attacked by gays.

Peter Tatchell claimed it was discriminatory against unmarried heterosexual couples.

‘It is divisive, heterophobic and discriminatory to exclude unmarried heterosexual couples. It is a grave injustice.’

The Government claims that unmarried heterosexual couples can qualify for things like pension rights simply by getting married.

But opponents say that people should not

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