LibLink: Nick Clegg answers Pink News readers’ questions

Over at Pink News, Nick Clegg answers questions from its readers on gay marriage, homophobic violence, faith schools, LGBT asylum seekers, and many other political issues. Here’s a taster:


The number one question submitted by our readers was on whether Nick Clegg and his party support gay marriage. Mr Clegg said last month he supported civil partners calling themselves husband or wife but would he change the law to allow gay civil marriage?

Yes, I support gay marriage. Love is the same, straight or gay, so the civil institution should be the same, too. All couples should be able to make that commitment to one another.

and

Many gay people vote Conservatives despite their appalling and continuing lack of support for gay rights. What do you say to gay people planning to vote Tory? Paul

The same thing I say to anyone planning to vote Conservative (or Labour): do you really trust them? If you want real change, choose the Liberal Democrats.

To read the Q&A with Nick in full, then click here.

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