All I seem to ever feel in the UK is that there are crackdowns on this and that in the name of security. So it is with some pride that I can today write an excellent and positive story about the UK: from today civil partnerships are legal in the UK. The highest profile ceremony on the first day will be for Sir Elton John and David Furnish – damned good that such a high profile person in UK life is willing to make a positive statement. Read more here. This comes a week after Latvia formally outlawed gay marriage… So it seems we have a little way to go in the EU on this one.
But for now, let’s celebrate the UK being a bit progressive!