A lesbian has demanded the Conservative candidate for Hove confirm whether she thinks homosexuality is a sin. It comes as Tory Kristy Adams failed for a third time to provide a clear statement on the subject.
Angela Paterson, a care worker from Hove, said that when she attended a church to which Mrs Adams has links, parishioners prayed to rid her of the “demonic stronghold” of her homosexual thoughts. Miss Paterson, 46, said the experience had been deeply emotionally damaging and when she discovered Mrs Adams was standing in Hove she had immediate concerns over her beliefs about homosexuality.
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London’s highest ranking police officer revealed she is in a same-sex relationship. In February the queen appointed Cressida Dick to become the new Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, London’s police force. She is the first woman to hold the rank since it was created in 1829. Now she has also become the first out LGBTI person to hold the rank. Her partner Helen is also a police officer.
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