"...According to a story which was published in the Plymouth Herald on 15 December, explicit pictures of Reace McDonnell, 19, were said to have compromised his political role after a complaint was lodged by a local mother...'No such images exist,' he told PinkPaper.com. 'The article was written in a way which highlighted the point of my sexuality unnecessarily and, as a result, I feel victim to an undercurrent of homophobic prejudice. The same with the inapproptiate mention of my faith...'
Up until his suspension, two weeks ago, he had been a member of the youth parliament for three consecutive years. But now, McDonnell’s suspension will continue into January 2011, by which time he will be over the maximum re-election age – effectively discontinuing his move into professional politics..." ...Excerpt from the article...click to read more