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 Life Goes On...
Posted in: Comment  14th November 2016
As disgusted as one might be at the appalling US federal election result, elsewhere in the world there are some bright sparks of hope and progress for LGBTI communities. Let's examine each of these in turn.


 Celsius 179?
Posted in: Comment  11th November 2016
As I predicted, the euthanasia debate is fast overtaking LGBTI concerns as the other pole of Christian Right activism when it comes to their equally vehement opposition to abortion. What is generating this?


 Weimar Time in America?
Posted in: Comment  10th November 2016
As I did with Brexit, I've prepared two articles concluding the US federal election coverage. One posits Hillary Clinton's victory, while this one examines the fallout from a Trump upset win, against the odds.


 Vice?
Posted in: Comment  7th November 2016
In concentrating too much attention on US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, some LGBTI commentators fear that there has been insufficient note made of his vice-presidential running mate, Mike Pence.


 Conservatives Against Trump
Posted in: Comment  5th November 2016
As well as conservative Christians who doubt his sincerity and comprehension of religious social conservatism, Donald Trump has another source of naysayers- "movement" conservatives. Why don't conservative Republicans like their own candidate?


 Headed for the Precipice
Posted in: Comment  3rd November 2016
As Hillary Clinton prepares to probably win the 2016 US federal election, there are some ominous but also some promising notes underlying this most unusual political contest.


 Leftists Against Clinton
Posted in: Comment  31st October 2016
There are two sets of contrarians in the current US federal election. One consists of a growing throng of anti-Trump Republicans. However, some on the political left actively dislike Hillary Clinton and may even vote against her. Why?


 Christians Against Trump?!
Posted in: Comment  29th October 2016
It is almost amusing to watch the US Christian Right and its overseas satellites contort into knots when it comes to the vexed subject of Donald Trump.


 Moaning in America
Posted in: Comment  27th October 2016
Although Donald Trump looks like losing the imminent US federal elections, his insurgent movement of "Trumpists" may still present a long term problem when it comes to the stability of US politics.


 Tantrums in America
Posted in: Comment  25th October 2016


 The Ghost of Ferdinand Marcos
Posted in: Comment  23rd October 2016


 Canadian Transgender Rights Bill Advances
Posted in: Comment, Features  20th October 2016
After a long and torturous process and many frustrations, it looks as if Canada is finally going to pass long-awaited amendments to the Canada Human Rights Act to protect transgender Canadians from discrimination.


 After Mugabe?
Posted in: Comment  20th October 2016
While Uganda experiences a bout of renewed repression and Nigeria faces approaching famine due to endemic misgovernment, the sclerotic Zimbabwean tyranny of Robert Mugabe should not escape our scrutiny either.


 The Last (of) Trump?
Posted in: Comment  14th October 2016


 Blunder on the Right?
Posted in: Comment  12th October 2016