Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
Continue Shopping
This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
US
Pocketmags Digital Magazines

Building bridges — not walls — helps the fight against bigotry

What do the Sultan of Brunei and the parents who pulled their children out of school in Birmingham have in common? Bigotry.

Hundreds of students missed classes at Parkfield Community School after their parents said lessons about LGBTQ inclusion were “confusing” for children. Meanwhile, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah introduced an ultra-conservatfive penal code in his Southeast Asian nation, which could see people found guilty of engaging in anal sex being stoned to death.

As a Muslim who happens to be gay, I am pissed of by what is going on in Birmingham. The “we are not homophobic, we just don’t want our children to be confused” argument is bullshit. And we should all speak out against archaic laws. Gay sex is not crimfinal. Intolerance must not be tolerated.

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Attitude - June 2019
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - June 2019
$4.99
Or 499 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only $ 1.54 per issue
SAVE
69%
$19.99
Or 1999 points
Monthly Digital Subscription
Only $ 2.76 per issue
SAVE
40%
$2.99
Or 299 points

View Issues

About Attitude

On the cover: Taron Egerton on bringing Elton John to the big screen in Rocketman. Plus: Queen Zee, BenDeLaCreme, and what next for Parkfield School?