Cover of Gay and Lesbian Humanist Autumn 2002

Gay and Lesbian Humanist

Autumn 2002 Issue

News and Views Editorial.
Infidels strike back.
George will help their unbelief.
New affiliation to GALHA.
A man of many colours.
Writer sacked over Holly and Jessica rant.
Wedding beaux!
Good riddance!
Religious views sought.
Tribute to Jolly Rodger.
Contemporary Warren.
A handbook of humanism.
News in brief ... – a selection of snippets.
World Watch edited by George Broadhead – news from Australia, Cyprus, Egypt, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Nigeria, Sweden, the United States and the World Humanist Congress.
Obituary Obituary for A. E. Dyson by Antony Grey.
Web Watch The Ethical WebBrett Humphreys provides an update on some of the main UK secular organisations’ websites, and a rational alternative to the BBC’s exclusively religious Thought for the Day.
Features Holy Embassies, Batman! – Should religious buildings offer safe sanctuary to those on the run from the law? Brett Lock investigates.
State of the Communion – The choice of Dr Rowan Williams as the next Archbishop of Canterbury has upset lesbian and gay humanists. Andy Armitage reports.
Onward, Christian Homophobes. Brett Lock writes about the homophobia of the Salvation Army following a blistering attack on gay and lesbian people by Major Rodney Dawson through his local newspaper.
Gossip from Across the PondWarren Allen Smith reviews two current Broadway shows featuring gay freethinkers.
All Different, All Equal – a triple report on the International Humanist and Ethical Union’s 50th-anniversary World Humanist Congress. Jim Herrick gives an overview, Hans Hoekzema reports on the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered workshop and Dean Braithwaite provides feedback on the International Humanist Youth Conference.
Sex Workers of the World UnitedCherry Bennet describes nascent moves by sex workers to achieve representation and equal rights.
Gossip Fag Break with Shirley Dent.
Airings with Steven Dean.
Theatre Tony Challis reports from the Edinburgh Fringe and Book Festivals.
Gordon Steff reviews Dirty Blonde, seen at West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds.
Books Back catalogue: Shirley Dent reviews Blake and Homosexuality, by Christopher Z. Hobson.
Dan O’Hara reviews Straight Face, by Nigel Hawthorne and The Bible Unearthed: Archaeology’s New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of its Sacred Texts, by Israel Finkelstein and Neil Asher Silberman.
“VS” reviews Maddie and Anna’s Big Picture, by Jane Marlow.
Andy Armitage reviews A Dangerous Thing, by Josh Lanyon.
Dean Braithwaite reviews Gay Times Amsterdam, by John Szponarski.
Postbag Street preacher’s free speech; Bookshop libel fund; and Congratulations.
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