The Tories' "Clause 28" banned the "promotion of homosexuality" by local authorities.
Socialists have to dispel myths about AIDS... counter the reactionary backlash accompanying the AIDS hysteria, and defend gay rights... oppose health cuts, demand free and easily available condoms... non-water soluble lubricants and spermicides (some of which can help in resisting HIV) should be available on the NHS...
How has the left measured up? Militant has kept a low profile... The SWP has been more upfront, but predictably collapses its conclusion into "the Labour Party can't be relied on... The answer lies in the struggle of the working class"... The grotesquely misnamed Revolutionary Communist Party says that the principal threat is 'not from AIDS, but from the safe sex campaign'... Their claim is mad...
Type the words “Justin Beiber” into Google and you’re presented with 139 million results; page after page of gossip, photo shoots and the occasional online shrine in the 17-year-old “sensation’s” name.
David Kato, one of the most prominent spokespeople for gay rights in Uganda, has been murdered.
Today, 20 October, was Spirit Day. In an initiative originating with a teenage student in Canada, we were encouraged to dress in purple, the colour of the stripe representing 'spirit' on the LGBT pride rainbow flag, in honour of the six gay students in the USA who have committed suicide in recent months due to homophobic bullying.
Understanding what has changed and what remains of the ‘old’ homophobia is not as straightforward as it seems.
William Hague is a scummy Tory, Foreign Secretary in the anti-working-class Tory-Lib-Dem coalition. His sexuality has nothing to do with it.
“No revolution without us! An army of lovers cannot lose! All power to the people!” (Statement from the Male Homosexual Workshop at the Black Panthers' Revolutionary People’s Constitutional Convention)
“No Revolution without us! An army of lovers cannot lose! All power to the people!” (Statement from the Male Homosexual Workshop at the Black Panthers' Revolutionary People's Constitutional Convention)
This book is neither biography nor autobiography. It is not a book about Robert Mapplethorpe, it is not a book about Patti Smith.