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Major UK media interest in story of local gay couple

Thu, 16 May 2013

The couple at the centre of a gay rights storm say they are humbled by the public’s support.

Laura Cull and Kira Izzard were turned down for a rental property in Ramsey by the landlord – a pastor at the Independent Methodist Church – because of his religious beliefs.

The story has now attracted coverage in the UK with The Independent newspaper, Daily Mail and Channel 5’s The Wright Stuff among the media to feature it.

Chief Minister Allan Bell has slammed the decision and promised to progress an equality act as soon as possible.

Kira says it’s the first time they’ve come up against these attitudes and the act would protect a large number of people:


  • Kira Izzard

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