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Gay rights campaigner reacts to Labour MPs offensive online comments

The Gay Rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has said MP Jared O'Mara needs to prove he has changed his views - after he made offensive comments online.

Mr O'Mara became MP for Sheffield Hallam in the June election

The Sheffield MP Jared O'Mara has stood down from his position on the parliamentary Women's and Equalities Committee over the remarks he made in a series of online posts.

Mr O'Mara, who ousted Nick Clegg, wrote messages albeit 13 years ago saying that 'fat women don't deserve our respect' and made sexual comments about the band Girls Aloud and jazz musician Jamie Cullum.

Gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell.

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