Cover of Gay and Lesbian Humanist Summer 2004

Gay and Lesbian Humanist

Summer 2004 Issue

News and Views Catholics’ “culture of death”.
Happy birthday, GALHA.
No sexuality, please.
New members.
BHA supports new coalition.
Suck it and see.
EastEnder on the menu.
World Watch edited by George Broadhead – news from Australia, Israel, Kenya, the United Nations, the United States and Zanzibar.
Obituary Obituary for Peter Ustinov.
Special Feature Alan Turing – An Enigma After Fifty Years – In this first part of our special feature marking the 50th anniversary of Alan Turing’s death, his biographer Andrew Hodges provides a portrait of the man whose story, fifty years on, is still full of life.
The Chemical “Cure” – Continuing our special feature on Alan Turing, philosopher Peter Cave tells us how the great man’s ideas continue to stimulate research into the nature of mind.
Unburying the Evidence – To end our special feature on Alan Turing, Brett Humphreys revisits the acclaimed biography by Andrew Hodges.
Other Features The Uganda ExperienceJim Herrick reports on the recent IHEU conference.
Europe’s Capital of IntoleranceColin de la Motte-Sherman tells how “every trick in the Book of Hatred” was used to try to stop a peaceful march for basic human freedoms.
The Christian Editor who Dared to “Blaspheme” – Ten years after the death of Gay News editor Denis Lemon, Andy Armitage looks back at the devout Christian who was found guilty of “blasphemous libel”.
A Fascination with Sexual ModestyJ. Martin Stafford has been invited to make a contribution to an encyclopaedia about the Finnish sociologist Edward Westermarck. Here he shares some of his findings.
Losing my Virginity – In the second in a two-part coming-out series, Roy Sainsbury tells why he was forced to remain a virgin until he was 45 – largely because of religious attitudes towards sexuality.
Why I’m Interested in Gay Rights – The American writer Vern Bullough is one of G&LH’s newest subscribers. Here the straight author of Before Stonewall (and dozens of other books) tells us of his lifelong interest in sexual politics.
Stateside GossipWarren Allen Smith brings us his quarterly roundup of celebrity gossip.
Television Terry Sanderson reviews 2,500 Years (and more) of Freethinking.
Video Steven Dean talks sewage.
Gossip Infidel – a mildly irreverent look at what some people find sacred.
Books Warren Allen Smith reviews Stonewall: The Riots That Sparked the Gay Revolution, by David Carter.
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