Der Freitag: "The Gay Public Enemy"


Der Freitag - Germany's popular independent newspaper.

Writer: Malte Göbel

Is this what England's most hated man looks like? Peter Tatchell just sits there, a thin man with a pointy nose and narrow lips, wearing a purple jacket and a black tie with a red flower pattern. He seems reserved, almost reserved, somehow British. He exudes the charm of an accountant. But Peter Tatchell is not to be underestimated. There were times when the English public trembled at this man. In the 90s he was considered public enemy number one and was even referred to as a "gay terrorist". He stormed the Archbishop of Canterbury's pulpit in the middle of the sermon. He outed ten bishops as gay. Read the full article.