Laurence Fox loses bid for jury to hear his libel battle with Stonewall trustee

Laurence Fox has lost his bid for a jury to hear his libel battle with three people he referred to as ‘paedophiles’ on Twitter. The actor is being sued by former Stonewall trustee Simon Blake, former Coronation Street actress Nicola Thorp and drag artist Crystal following an online row in October 2020. In turn, Mr … Read more

House of Lords quits Stonewall work programme in row over gender-neutral terms

House of Lords quits Stonewall work programme in row over gender-neutral terms LGBTQ+ charity Stonewall’s ‘Diversity Champions’ programme loses HoL support The House of Lords follows the BBC and the Cabinet Office in ditching scheme Stonewall scheme gives organisations advice on creating ‘inclusive’ workplaces Members of the scheme are encouraged to say ‘pregnant people’, not … Read more