Gay and Lesbian Humanist

Contents of the Autumn 1998 Issue

News and Views Jubilation and Consternation – as the House of Commons approves, but the House of Lords opposes, the equalisation of the age of consent.
Watery Weddings – gay affirmations on river and canal.
Equality Alliance confers – the first conference of the Equality Alliance.
Pride Demise – the 1998 Pride Festival is cancelled.
GALHA Garden Party.
New Dutch Government committed to opening up marriage and adoption to same-sex couples: A report by Kees Waaldijk.
Web Watch Brett Humphreys looks at Web Rings.
Features Who will rid us of these Turbulent Priests?Andrew Armitage argues that the disestablishment of the Church of England is just as necessary as the reform of the House of Lords.
Gossip from Across the PondWarren Allen Smith reports from New York on recent events.
CD Jim Herrick reviews settings by Benjamin Britten and Lennox Berkeley of songs by W. H. Auden, sung by Philip Langridge and Delia Jones (Collins Classics); and Frederick Delius’s opera Fennimore and Gerda, conducted by Richard Hickox with the Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra (Chandos).
Theatre Theatrical TransformationsTony Challis, G&LH’s accredited correspondent at the Fringe, reviews some of the events with a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender theme at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Books Leni Miller reviews Daughters of Desire: Lesbian Representations in Film, by Shameem Kabir.
Denis Cobell reviews Humanism, by Barbara Smoker.
Jean Raison reviews The Trials of Radclyffe Hall, by Diana Souhami.
Roy Saich reviews Secularism: The True Philosophy of Life, by George William Foote (recently reissued in the new Freethinker’s Classics series).
Postbag John Lauritsen replies to Terry Sanderson’s review of his book in the previous issue; and is Brazil really “the most homophobic country in the world”?
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