Gay and Lesbian Humanist

Contents of the Winter 1999-2000 Issue

News and Views Humanist for Mayor? – Ken Livingstone leads opinion polls.
Health Education Report a Danger to Gays.
Internet InitiativesGALHA launches a new electronic mailing list and Online Bookstore.
Affirmations Increasingly Popular – a report on several recent affirmation ceremonies.
Arch-Homophobe Dies – Chief Rabbi Jakobovits, aged 78.
Queer RemembranceGALHA and the Pink Triangle Trust co-sponsor this year’s ceremony organised by OutRage!.
More Catholic Homophobia – Cardinal Winning and Section 28.
Northern Humanists Support GALHA – Tyneside Humanist Group affiliates.
Atheists on the Increase – new survey confirms continuing decline in religious belief.
GALHA Criticises Labour over Gays in the Armed Forces.
York Weekend – a report on GALHA’s Twentieth Anniversary weekend gathering.
Gay Award for IHEU – from the Scandinavian lesbian and gay organisation Tupilak.
World Watch – news from Afghanistan, Africa, Australia, France, the Netherlands and Romania.
Obituary Obituary for Don Walton by George Broadhead.
Web Watch Brett Humphreys provides briefs on some recent developments on the Web.
Features The New Dark AgesPeter Tatchell documents the global threat of Islamic fundamentalism.
Reason to be CheerfulTerry Sanderson looks back at the way lesbians and gay men were treated by the British media in 1999 and finds some reason for optimism.
CD Jim Herrick reviews Karol Szymanowski’s King Roger, sung by the City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus and the City of Birmingham Symphony Youth Chorus; and his Symphony No. 4, played by the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir Simon Rattle, with Leif Ove Andsnes (piano).
Books Daniel O’Hara reviews Godless Morality, by Richard Holloway.
Claire Hodgson reviews Just Take Your Frock Off, by Barbara Bell.
Alison Rowland reviews Being Dead, by Jim Crace.
Jim Herrick reviews E. M. Forster: Passion and Prose, by Arthur Martland.
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