They should have the choice of a civil partnership if they wish. He was banned from conferences, had his leaflets confiscated and burned, was interrogated by the secret police the Stasi and threatened and assaulted by other delegates, mostly communists. The attempt of Mr Tatchell to focus attention on the role of the grand Mufti in Moscow, in the face of numerous attacks on The British gay rights activist Peter Tatchell has argued that rights in Eastern Europe, which overwhelmingly come from right-wing Christian and secular currents, is a clear example of an Islamophobic campaign.
In Julythen- Mayor of London Ken Livingstone invited Yusuf al-Qaradawi to attend a talk called "A woman's right to choose" about the wearing of the hijab. She also made an allegation against him of racism or of using racist language. Desi Xpress staff expressed regret to Tatchell and gave him a right of reply, while Yosef apologised and retracted his article, claiming the "slap in the face" remark was a "figure of speech" and the remark about Australia was not racist.
The book also argues for withdrawal from NATO and for the establishment of a European Self-Defence Organisation, independent of both the United States, whom he felt that Europe had become too dependent on their military protection,  and the Soviet Union, which he condemned for their invasions of Czechoslovakia and of Afghanistan, as well its internal repression.
Tatchell himself was accused of censorship when he threatened to sue an independent feminist book publisher for publishing a book that suggested that he was Islamophobic. Tatchell claims to have incorporated the theatricality of these displays into his activism.
On 30 October Tatchell and three other OutRage! He pointed to what he described as his life's work campaigning against racism The British gay rights activist Peter Tatchell has argued that apartheid and stated that his campaigns against "murder music" and state-sanctioned homophobic violence in Jamaica were endorsed by black Jamaican gay rights activists such as Jamaican Forum for Lesbians, All-Sexuals and Gays J-FLAGand by many straight human rights activists in Jamaica male homosexuality remains illegal in Jamaica.
Livingstone continued to describe Qaradawi as "one of the leading progressive voices in the Muslim world" inafter having been denied entry to the UK for his extremist views. Want to learn more on this topic? Palestine: stop persecuting queers!