Fry, Cumberbatch, Appeal For Overturning Of 1950s Homosexuality Convictions In Britain

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Comedian Stephen Fry and actor Benedict Cumberbatch have joined a campaign to get a royal pardon for the 49,000 British gay men persecuted in the 1950s, the Express reported. The 38-year-old Sherlock star and 57-year-old comedian have joined countless more in the campaign to rewrite history for the thousands of gay men who were convicted, […]

Stephen Fry tweets support for Jewish LGBT project, Rainbow Jews

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Stephen Fry has stressed his continued support for the Jewish LGBT community, by tweeting endorsement for Rainbow Jews. Rainbow Jews is the ground-breaking LGBT oral history project hosted by Liberal Judaism, which hosts a website here: www.rainbowjews.com The growing community organisation, Rainbow Jews; is seeking to raise funds via online crowdfunding to continue its work. […]

‘Being Jewish is Not a Matter of Religion’

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Legendary British actor Stephen Fry asserted on Tuesday that Jewish identity can come irrespective of one’s religious beliefs.His comments came in a Twitter conversation with follower Julian Storey who questioned why a gay person would identify with Judaism. Storey wrote, “It puzzles me why any gay person would wish to follow a religion which disapproves […]

LGBT History Month, a.k.a. Human History Month

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B.J. Epstein, a Jewish-British Lecturer in literature and public engagement, thinks that we all should care about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their lives and accomplishments, and explains why. February is LGBT History Month in the UK. The aim of LGBT History Month is to recognise and celebrate all the lesbian, gay, bisexual, […]