Cover design of Gay and Lesbian Humanist Spring 2001

Gay and Lesbian Humanist

Contents of the Spring 2001 Issue

News and Views It’s Manchester, folks – details of GALHA’s forthcoming annual weekend gathering.
Ambassador replies to gay humanists after Tatchell beating.
Bless you! PTT comes to the rescue after TV cock-up.
Charitable status of Christian Institute is suspect, says GALHA.
Teachers and Christians in talks about RE in schools.
Make our marriages legal, demand gays.
Lifetime achievement award for Amnesty International’s Dan Jones.
World Watch edited by George Broadhead – news from Canada, the Cayman Islands, France, the Netherlands, Sweden, Uganda and the United States.
Web Watch Parliamentary ProgressBrett Humphreys surveys some of the prolific parliamentary debate on lesbian and gay rights issues over the last three years.
Features Easter – A Time to Spring into LifeRoy Saich dons his Easter crown and looks back at the real origins of this springtime festival.
Piecing Together PercyJohn Lauritsen writes about the English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley – one of the most prominent leaders of the Romantic movement – and male love, drawing on new material as well as old.
Freedom to Think – As The Freethinker comes up to its 120th anniversary in May, its editor, Barry Duke, looks back on the magazine that attempts, as he puts it, to draw people away from “foolish and destructive god-centred belief systems which generate so much hard, prejudice and intolerance”.
Home of the Brave and Land of the FreeCarol Budd and Linda Wilkinson précis their recent hour-long talk to the Gay and Lesbian Humanist Association on the prospects for lesbian and gay rights under the presidency of George W. Bush.
Gossip from Across the PondWarren Allen Smith dishes the dirt on Jimmy Donahue and the Windsors.
Airings Mother’s Boy with Steven Dean.
CD Jim Herrick reviews Schubert: the Final Year (Hyperion); and Serenade: songs sung by David Daniels (Virgin Classics).
Books George Broadhead reviews Who’s Who in Gay and Lesbian History from Antiquity to World War II, edited by Robert Aldrich and Garry Wotherspoon.
Jim Herrick reviews Love in a Different Climate: men who have sex with men in India, by Jeremy Seabrook.
Postbag This Rapping Prat; and Hague’s Desperation.
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