Thursday, 14 April 2011

Equality Act: Under Threat?

"Is the Government considering scrapping all legal protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans people?", asks Manchester's LGF Foundation.
The Cabinet Office website Red Tape Challenge asks "Should the Equality Act 2010 be scrapped?" Scary stuff.
Public Sector Equality Duty only came into effect a week ago.
Fagburn has been boring you with this riff on the right-wing press's war against equality laws for some time - its main cheerleaders are The Daily Mail, The Daily Express and the Telegraph.
The Pink Paper is so brain dead it probably wants it to happen.

Update: Right on cue here's Quentin Letts on The EHRC in The Daily Mail; 'You're all invited to make a racket about equality'

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