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EXCLUSIVE: Peter Tatchell on free speech, Corbyn and how some on the left have ‘lost the plot’

EXCLUSIVE: Peter Tatchell on free speech, Corbyn and how some on the left have ‘lost the plot’

James Bickerton January 12, 2018 0

I didn’t plan to write this piece. Back in October, when I interviewed Peter Tatchell it was intended to be for video only. And sure enough we published the full video, as well as

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EXCLUSIVE: Peter Tatchell attacks hard-left fans of Venezuela

EXCLUSIVE: Peter Tatchell attacks hard-left fans of Venezuela

James Bickerton November 5, 2017 0

Speaking to The Backbencher longstanding human rights activist Peter Tatchell hit out against the ‘love which many on the left have with Venezuela’. He noted that ‘this regime is maintaining itself in power with

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EXCLUSIVE: Peter Tatchell compares hard-left Putin support to apartheid

EXCLUSIVE: Peter Tatchell compares hard-left Putin support to apartheid

James Bickerton November 3, 2017 0

Veteran gay rights activist Peter Tatchell used an interview with The Backbencher to slam that section of the left which is sympathetic to Putin’s Russia. Tatchell, who was badly beaten at the 2007 Moscow

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It’s Time to Boycott Zoos

It’s Time to Boycott Zoos

Sam Woolfe February 12, 2014 6

Blackfish is a documentary which focuses on Tilikum, an orca whale held captive in SeaWorld, who went on to kill three individuals. It looks at the negative consequences (for orcas and humans) of keeping

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Sleepwalking into an Orwellian Future

Sleepwalking into an Orwellian Future

Andrew Thorpe-Apps October 25, 2012 7

John Richards, a pensioner, places a sign in the window of his home saying: ‘religions are fairy stories for adults.’ The authorities promptly threaten him with arrest unless the sign is taken down. This

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