Thought of the Day: Ben Summerskill

“It’s conspicuous that Prince Harry has expressed regret for his racist remarks, but not yet for his homophobic ones. Working as Stonewall now does with staff of all three armed services, we know that this sort of low-level insult does have an impact on operational effectiveness. We trust that the Prince will act very swiftly to offer an appropriate apology, in particular to those lesbian and gay personnel currently on active duty in Iraq and Afghanistan.” — Ben Summerskill, chief executive of U.K equality organization Stonewall on the video which surfaced in which the Prince asked whether his fellow officers were ‘queer on the side’.