The Mirror is reporting that a leaflet being circulated at the Ukip party conference claims a CHIPS campaign to challenge homophobia in primary schools amounts to “sexual grooming”…
The flyer says a programme discouraging homophobia in British primary schools is a recruitment drive for “fresh blood” – because “such people cannot produce their own kind.
In an astonishing interview, London Ukip candidate Winston McKenzie distanced the party from the flyer, saying he sympathised with “people of that ilk” – meaning the LGBT community – but blamed homophobic bullying in schools on “the media.”
…The leaflet, distributed by a group called Ukip Christian Soldiers, attacks the Challenging Homophobia in Primary Schools (CHIPS) project, which aims to make all schools LGBT friendly.
Winston McKenzie, Ukip candidate in Croydon North, said: “It’s all wrong. We don’t need a recruitment drive for homosexuals. It’s not a Ukip leaflet. I don’t want to get involved in this kind of thing.”…
Not the first group to criticise the CHIPS programme, and it sounds like the Ukip hierarchy might already be distancing itself from this leaflet, but how do you respond to these kinds of allegations?
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