Hating Peter Tatchell tells story of day protestors stormed Canterbury Cathedral


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By Gerry Warren


It was an event that stunned the world, when one of the holiest of days was hijacked by a man determined to have his voice heard. For the Easter Sunday service at Canterbury Cathedral in 1998 is remembered not for its reverence, but for the pulpit being stormed by protestors.


As the debate about homosexuality rumbled on within the Church of England, one man vowed to bring the issue to a wider audience and expose the perceived discrimination and hypocrisy.


He was Peter Tatchell, a prominent gay and human rights campaigner who chose the time and place to make his point in the most public of ways. Read the full article.