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Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson (born 19 June 1964) is a British politician, author, and former journalist who has served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2019. He was Foreign Secretary from 2016 to 2018 and Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016. Johnson was Member of Parliament (MP) for Henley from 2001 to 2008 and has been MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015. Ideologically, he identifies as a one-nation conservative.
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Boris Johnson Resigns Amid MP's Same-Sex Sexual Abuse Scandal

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resigned as leader of the United Kingdom’s Conservative Party and therefore will be replaced as prime minister, leaves a largely negative record on LGBTQ+ rights.He has supported marriage equality but not embraced transgender rights, and written articles with homophobic and racist slurs that he claimed were satirical.

And gay members of his government have accused him of creating an “atmosphere of hostility” toward LGBTQ+ people.Johnson announced his departure Thursday in the wake of scandals over ethics violations throughout his administration and the resignations of about 60 members of his government.

The last straw appeared to be accusations of sexual assault against Christopher Pincher, his deputy chief whip, tasked with assuring members of Parliament toe the party line.Johnson was criticized for failing to take action right away against Pincher, who eventually resigned.

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