Gay and Lesbian Humanist

Contents of the Winter 1994-1995 Issue

News and Views CommentGeorge Broadhead on the Stonewall Group, and the influence of Christianity in the United States.
Humanist Persecuted – Taslima Nasrin’s persecution inspired by Islamic fundamentalists in Bangladesh.
Contrasting Views of Lesbian and Gay SexGALHA issues a new briefing document comparing the moral stances of Humanism and Christianity.
Humanist ‘Thoughts for the Day’? – the BBC reviews the position.
Return of Traditional Fayre – lesbian and gay Spring Fayre to be held at Conway Hall.
Humanist Publisher Expands – Prometheus Books expands its New York headquarters and distribution centre.
World Watch – news from Latvia, Belgium, Jersey, Sweden, Brazil, Rwanda, and Israel.
Features Ten Alternative CommandmentsTerry Sanderson suggests some moral precepts for gay men.
Partnership Law HoldupKees Waaldijk reports that progress on lesbian and gay partnership law is still very slow in the Netherlands.
International HumanismJim Herrick gives an account of the international Humanist movement, in an edited version of his keynote speech at the 1994 annual reunion of the South Place Ethical Society.
Letter from AmericaSukie de la Croix resolves to go celibate.
CD Jonathan Sanders reviews Ethyl Smyth: The Wreckers (Soloists / Huddersfield Choral Society / BBC Philharmonic / Odaline de la Martinez) and Benjamin Britten: The Complete Orchestral Song Cycles (Soloists / English Chamber Orchestra / Northern Sinfonia / Steuart Bedford).
Film George Broadhead reviews Totally F***ed Up, directed by Gregg Araki.
Books Jean Raison reviews The Virago Book of Love Letters, by Jill Dawson.
Jonathan Sanders reviews Sadomasochism: Painful Perversion or Pleasurable Play?, by Bill Thompson.
Postbag Prejudice is learned; love is the important word; and the risk of civil disobedience.
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