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LGBT liberation

Deadly homophobic violence on the rise in Britain

Recent months have seen an increase in the number of homophobic attacks across the country. Alex Kelby and Jim Parker argue for a militant campaign of resistance Read more...

Save Mehdi Kazemi

The hypocrisy of the British state knows no bounds, writes Mark Booth. While drumming up support for a war with Iran, based upon the oppression and barbaric nature of the theocratic regime, the government is intent on deporting Iranian asylum seekers, who face death at the hands of the regime. Read more...

Poland: fighting for gay rights

Last month thousands of people defied a government ban and joined a heavily-policed Pride march in Warsaw to protest ongoing discrimination against Polish lesbians and gays. The Warsaw Equality March was given the go-ahead by Warsaw city officials who, bizarrely, also gave permission for a “counter-protest” by the far-right All-Polish Youth (MWP) to follow the same route! Read more...

The Rise of the Gay Right

Alison Hudson reviews Homocons by Richard Goldstein (Verso 2003) Read more...

The Rise of the Gay Right

Alison Hudson reviews Homocons by Richard Goldstein (Verso 2003) Read more...

Is there a gay gene?

Why do people behave the way they do? This question has vexed human thought for thousands of years. And one of the most intriguing aspects of human behaviour is sex. Read more...

Class and sexuality

With Labour in retreat on lesbian and gay rights Mark Harrison spells out the limitations of OutRage and the politics of “direct action”. Read more...

AIDS, capitalism and oppression

Infectious diseases have long inflicted suffering and misery on the human race. Today in semi-colonial countries infectious diseases are all too familiar, estimated to be the cause of death for 17 million people (45% of all deaths in such countries) each year.1 Deprived of the resources necessary for the provision of elementary sanitation the masses of the semi-colonies have all too often become the helpless victims of infectious diseases. Read more...

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