Cover of Gay and Lesbian Humanist Spring 2003

Gay and Lesbian Humanist

Spring 2003 Issue

News and Views Editorial.
Leave God out of it, say campaigners.
Churchmen seek rights exemptions.
New sex laws criticised.
Charity watchdog probes Christian bigotry claim.
“Nasties” want to keep vicious law.
Damilola: police chief apologises to campaigner.
Pride in the park.
What a smacker!
For those who like to say “I do”.
Nazi persecution on show.
Round One to the good guys!
“Hunted like vermin”.
Campaigner’s plea for research help.
New code planned for Irish schools.
Not so holy, see?
Blackham’s century.
World Watch edited by George Broadhead – news from Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Egypt, the Netherlands, the United States, and the Vatican.
Obituary Obituary for Roy Jenkins by Antony Grey.
Web Watch Gay TodayBrett Humphreys looks at one of world’s finest online gay magazines.
Features Shock and AweFaisal Alam describes his feelings as an American Muslim on the eve of the US invasion of Iraq.
Shaking the Throne of GodDiesel Balaam reports on January’s meeting of the Gay and Lesbian Humanist Association which featured a talk and discussion led by Adnan Ali of the UK branch of Al-Fatiha.
Open Minds or Irrational Beliefs?John Allen examines homeopathy.
Losing the Plot on Common GroundBrett Lock wonders why Home Secretary David Blunkett is so intent on regulating the ordinary person’s sex life.
Gossip from Across the PondWarren Allen Smith says farewell to Lou Harrison and reviews Vern L. Bullough’s major new book Before Stonewall: Activists for Gay and Lesbian Rights in Historical Context.
Theatre Gordon Steff reviews Four Nights in Knaresborough, by Paul Webb (West Yorkshire Playhouse).
Stephen Blake reviews Taboo, a musical by Boy George and Mark Davies, choreographed by Les Child and directed by Christopher Renshaw (The Venue, Leicester Square).
Television Gates of HeavenSteven Dean on charity extravaganzas.
Gossip Fag Break with Shirley Dent.
Infidel – an irreverent column with a sceptical eye.
Books Back catalogue: Ted McFadyen reviews Another Country, by James Baldwin.
Andy Armitage reviews Sexual Ethics and Criminal Law: A Critique of the Sexual Offences Bill 2003, by Francis Bennion.
Postbag Caution urged over Catholic priests; US-UK comparisons; and blasphemy law reform.
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