Cover of Gay and Lesbian Humanist Summer 2002

Cover of Gay and Lesbian Humanist Gay News Special

Gay and Lesbian Humanist

Summer 2002 Issue

News and Views Editorial.
Law challenged as “blasphemous” poem is read on church steps.
Auntie’s god slot won’t change, say officials.
Blasphemy play puts God on trial for abuse of human rights.
Celebs wish mag well – with a notable exception.
Young: gifted and gullible.
I’m no homophobe, Tyson tells Tatchell.
Tories may ditch Section 28.
Every little might help ...
Thank you, thank you! Fighting Fund gets off to a great start.
Blasphemy submission.
Are we Islamophobic?
Tatchell defends Christian homophobe.
World Watch edited by George Broadhead – news from Ecuador, Germany, Moldova, Russia, the United Nations and the United States.
Web Watch Case Study – Fresh from studying the Gay News blasphemy case, Brett Humphreys pays a visit to some relevant websites.
Features Flame and FortuynAndy Armitage examines the aftermath of the assassination of the Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn.
View from the Global VillageDean Braithwaite on Zimbabwe, plus our new Pope Watch feature.
Calling a Spade a Mysterium IniquitatisBrett Lock identifies four cardinal sins responsible for the Roman Catholic Church’s inadequacy in dealing with its child-molesting priests.
Gossip from Across the Pond – further revelations from Warren Allen Smith.
Gay News on Trial – A special supplement commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Gay News blasphemy trial of 1977.
Gossip Oh, Brother! with Steven Dean.
Theatre Tony Challis reviews Natalie Wilson’s presentation of Jonathan Harvey’s Beautiful Thing at the Nottingham Playhouse.
Books Andy Armitage reviews Calling Bernadette’s Bluff, by Dale McGowan, Teenage Sex: What Should Schools Teach Children?, edited by Ellie Lee and Tiffany Jenkins and Some Kind of Love, by Jack Dickson.
Dean Braithwaite reviews The Sacrifice, by Gordon Linton.
Postbag Not all Muslims are homophobic; embracing diversity of beliefs; and a plea from Pakistan.
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