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The Cutting Edge Consortium comprises different organisations working for the elimination of any faith-based homophobia/transphobia and institutionalised prejudice towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people.

UPDATE ON 24TH MARCH: DUE TO UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, THE DATE OF THE 4TH CEC NATIONAL CONFERENCE HAS BEEN CHANGED TO 1ST NOVEMBER. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL ALSO BE HOLDING A SAMHAIN CELEBRATION ON THAT DAY. FURTHER DETAILS CAN BE FOUND ON THE CONFERENCE PAGE
  • 28th March 2014: Religious leaders support marriage for same-sex couples (more)
  • 6th March 2014: We will be holding a pre-conference event on 10th March 2014: Created in God's Image? Beyond the Gender Binary (more)
  • 21st February 2014: Details for the 4th Cutting Edge Conference published. Tickets now on sale (more)
  • 20th January 2014: CEC Seminar to be held on 4th February at House of Commons: Equality & Religious Freedom: What accommodation is reasonable? (more)
  • 10th November 2013: Affiliation Renewals Notice (more)
  • 4th October 2013: Letter to Prime Minister/Deputy Prime Minister regarding the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill (more)
  • 3rd June 2013: TUC Lords Briefing (2nd Reading) (more)
  • 2nd June 2013: Letter to Members of the House of Lords re The Marriage (Same-Sex couples) Bill, 2013 (more)
  • 29th May 2013: Letter from Bishop of Salisbury to Lord Ali re Equal Marriage (more)
  • 20th May 2013: CEC Briefing on The Marriage (Same-Sex Couples) Bill, 2013 (more)
  • 3rd March 2013: Event (11/03/13): Cutting Edge Consortium at the House of Commons: Religious Freedom & LGBT Rights - are they compatible? (more
  • 14th February 2013: Letter to MPs from Andrew Copson, Chief Executive - BHA, regarding Equal Marriage (more)
  • 12th February 2012: TUC Briefing on Equal Marriage (more)
  • 16th January 2013: Letter to Telegraph in response to letter from 100+ Members of Catholic clergy regarding equal marriage (more)


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