It is hard to believe that it is possible for the far left to secrete a worse image of itself than it is at present. When we’re not having exposés in the papers of inept Trotskyists and cranks infesting the [...]Read more
Category "LGBTQ Liberation"
Yossi is a love story about escape from loss and loneliness. The tension in this film is carried, almost exclusively, by Dr Yossi Gutmann (Ohad Knoller), a hirsute, thick-bodied man on the verge of fatness. He is 34, single, vulnerable to [...]Read more
There is a striking correlation between advanced or wealthy capitalist countries and the capacity of homosexuals to live free of state repression and legal sanctions. There continues to be an uneven situation across the US, but in most states of [...]Read more
Review of the film “Pride” (Pathe Films, UK, Cert 15) by Dave Lewis (former member of London Lesbians & Gays Support the Miners 1984/85). Image copyright Colin Clews, www.gayinthe80s.com __________________________________________________________________________________ Pride tells one of the many thousands of overlooked stories from the [...]Read more
“Freak” “Mosher” “Weirdo” “Slag” “Goth” “Poof” If court transcripts, internet rumours or witness statements are to be believed, the above were the last words Sophie Lancaster heard as she was stamped, kicked and beaten to death in 2007. She and her partner Robert Maltby, both twenty-one, were [...]Read more