We must find ways to protect our freedoms without leaving ourselves open to violence and hatred. If we are to achieve sustained security and protect our civil liberties, we must re-examine our attitudes to tolerance, which can no longer be unconditionally applied to those who reject the very principles of open-mindedness.
Peter Tatchell: I am always willing to listen to, and engage with, my critics—but not everyone is.
Charity Commission rules will be overhauled to stop them being used to discourage students from inviting controversial speakers onto campuses.
Protest can take many forms. For me, in December 2012, it took the form of the front half of a pantomime horse, marching up and down outside the Home Office while Peter Tatchell attempted to arrest me.