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Wednesday 14 April 2010


 Obituary: Wonder-Filled 'Revolting Crone' Mary Daly
Posted in: Comment  5th January 2010
Mary Daly's passing deprives us of one of the oldest, uncompromising lesbian feminist utopian voices.


 Not Our Concern? LGBT Politics and Assisted Suicide
Posted in: Comment  4th January 2010
Why have most LGBT communities ignored the growing debate about voluntary euthanasia and physician assisted suicide?


 Designer Jackboots?
Posted in: Comment  30th December 2009
In New Zealand, organised neofascism is politically impotent, but the British National Party may threaten hard-won LGBT gains after the forthcoming elections.


 Diversionary Tactic? Uganda and Its Civil War
Posted in: Comment  23rd December 2009
Is the Museveni regime's Anti-Homosexuality Bill a diversionary tactic to mask its real impotence against Lords Resistance Army insurgents?


 Sex, shame and society
Posted in: Comment  18th December 2009
"Pride involves self-esteem, self-assertion and the active assertion of identity. Shame involves self-negation, self-hatred, closetry and denial."


 Climate Change and LGBT Politics
Posted in: Comment  10th December 2009
"As climate and environmental degradation accelerates, New Zealand's culture, economy and society will be threatened."


 Pragmatists, Activists and Populists
Posted in: Comment  6th December 2009
There are three predominant modes of democratic political engagement- pragmatism, activism and populism. How are they reflected within LGBT politics?


 LGBT Communities, Poverty and Social Policy
Posted in: Comment  29th November 2009
Why is New Zealand's LGBT community so silent when it comes to poverty and homelessness?


 Comment: 'Gay Panic Defence' is finally scrapped
Posted in: Features  27th November 2009
NZ's archaic "provocation defence" was finally abolished yesterday. So now what happens? Our political commentator Craig Young takes a look.


 Charles Chauvel MP: Good riddance to the 'Gay Panic Defence'
Posted in: Features  26th November 2009
In Parliament today, Charles Chauvel blasted the ACT Party for wanting to keep a legal defence tactic which has led to lighter sentences for killers of gay men.


 Queensland: State of Unease
Posted in: Comment  23rd November 2009
Has Queensland become too dominant within Australia's federal politics? And if so, what does that mean for LGBT and other human rights?


 Jamaica: Murder on the dancefloor
Posted in: Comment  15th November 2009
What's the social and historical context of Jamaica's anti-gay 'murder music'?


 Old Treachery? William S. Burroughs & the Provocation Defence
Posted in: Comment  10th November 2009
As NZ approaches the final abolition of the provocation defence, disturbing questions arise about a late gay literary icon.


 The case against Citizens Initiated Referenda
Posted in: Comment  5th November 2009
"We are all too aware of the damage that binding so-called citizens referenda have inflicted on same-sex marriage equality in the States."


 Australia: Refugees Need Not Apply
Posted in: Comment  1st November 2009
Australia's draconian refugee and asylum policies affect lesbian/gay refugees and asylum seekers from oppressive countries of origin.