Gay and Lesbian Humanist

Contents of the Summer 1998 Issue

News and Views GALHA backs Alliance – support for the new Equality Alliance coalition of lesbian and gay groups.
Death of a veteran gay activist – some memories of Ian Dunn.
Lobby on the age of consent.
Loss of a fine editor – the death of Peter Brearey, editor of The Freethinker.
PTT leaflets well received.
Called to the Bar.
Elderly gaysGALHA submission to the Royal Commission on the Long Term Care of the Elderly.
Living willsGALHA responds to consultation paper.
PTT affirmations on the increase.
World Watch – news from Brazil, Australia, the United States, Italy, the Netherlands, and South Africa.
Obituary In MemoriamIan Dunn, by Antony Grey.
Web Watch Brett Humphreys looks at some new sites recently set up by lesbian, gay and humanist organisations and a selection of personal sites belonging to contributors to G&LH.
Features Buddhism and Humanism – Have They Anything in Common?Brian Nicol looks at the origins and doctrines of Buddhism and draws some comparisons with Humanism.
Jesus and HomosexualityGeorge Broadhead considers the likely attitude of the Jesus of the gospels towards homosexuality.
Gossip from Across the PondWarren Allen Smith reveals sexual proclivities of some celebrated Americans.
CD Jim Herrick reviews To the Soul: poetry of Walt Whitman sung by Thomas Hampson with Craig Rutenberg at the piano (EMI Classics); and Sir Granville Bantock’s Sappho and Sapphic Poem (Hyperion).
Video Diesel Balaam reviews Three, directed by Stephen Bulfield.
Books Roy Saich reviews Hadrian: The Restless Emperor, by Anthony R. Birley.
Antony Grey reviews The Myth of the Modern Homosexual: The Search for Cultural Unity, by Rictor Norton. [Note: The author’s own synopsis of the book and ordering details are available online]
Terry Sanderson reviews A Freethinker’s Primer of Male Love, by John Lauritsen.
Postbag Masochistic Christians still inflict suffering; and God-botherers bring ridicule upon themselves.
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