Homophobia

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Against the Politics of Tolerance: Islam, Sexuality and Belonging in the Netherlands: Against The Current vol. 141
Mepschen, Paul
Article
2009
What could be wrong with tolerance? Would I perhaps prefer intolerance? Of course not -- but if we take a harder look at the concept and the way it was employed, we are able to see that “tolerance” ha...
Call Me Kuchu
Zouhall-Worrall, Malika; Fairfax, Katherine
Film/Video
2012
In Uganda, a new bill threatens to make homosexuality punishable by death. David Kato - Uganda's first openly gay man - and his fellow activists work against the clock to defeat the legislation while ...
Calling All Radicals: How Grassroots Organizers Can Help Save Our Democracy
Thompson, Gabriel
Book
2007
Thompson argues that we can reclaim our democracy through grassroots organizing.
The Canadian War on Queers
Kinsman, Gary; Gentile, Patrizia
Book
2010
From the 1950s to the late 1990s, agents of the Canadian state spied on, interrogated, and harassed gays and lesbians in a series of so-called national security campaigns. This book traces this histor...
Communism and the Family (Part One): The Marxist Approach to Women's Liberation
Article
2015
Replacing the family with collective institutions is the most radical aspect of the communist program and will bring about the deepest, most sweeping changes in daily life, not least for children.
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Eating Fire: Family Life, on the Queer Side
Riordon, Michael
Book
2001
An inside look at a rainbow of relationships, sexual and otherwise, that gay, lesbian, and transgendered people create to animate their lives: lovers, partners, parents/kids, quick tricks, torrid affa...
El Salvador's New War: Lesbian/Gay Activism Confronts "Social Cleansing"
Schenk, Anne
Article
1999
Queer activism and visibility are on the rise in El Salvador and throughout Latin America, coupled with an alarming increase in repression against queers and queer activists. In May of this year, Karl...
The Expo Files: Articles by the Crusading Journalist
Larsson, Stieg
Book
2012
Collected here for the first time are Stieg Larsson's essays and articles on right-wing extremism and racism, on violence against women and women's rights, on homophobia and honour killings.
The First Stone: Homosexuality and the United Church
Riordon, Michael
Book
1990
A dramatic account of the tumultuous decade-long struggle in the United Church of Canada to balance faith, sexuality and human rights. Drawing on the church's history, and more than one hundred person...
Flaunting It!
Jackson, Ed; Perksy, Stan (eds.)
Book
1982
An anthology of articles spanning the first decade of the Canadian gay liberation periodical, The Body Politic.
Globalizing the Culture Wars: Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill
Rosen, David
Article
2010
Uganda, like many countries in Africa and around the world, adheres to long-standing heterosexual and patriarchal traditions as to what is acceptable sexual behavior. In the West, such traditions are ...
Homophobic comments from Conservative MPs raise concerns
Article
Quotes from a potential Conservative cabinet.
Islamic Fundamentalism in Britain
Tatchell, Peter
Article
1995
Muslim fundamentalists are a growing threat to gay human rights in Britain.
Michael Riordon in conversation with Barbara Goslawski
Riordon, Michael; Goslawski, Barbara
Article
"People are not specimens or statistics," says Michael Riordon, author of Eating Fire: Family Life on the Queer Side.
The New Dark Ages
Tatchell, Peter
Article
1996
For hundreds of millions of people in parts of the Middle-East, Africa and South-East Asia, the ascendancy of Islamic fundamentalism has ushered in an era of religious obscurantism and intolerance. Th...
The Nigerians Who Dare to Speak of Love as a Tide of Anti-gay Hatred Rises
Mark, Monica
Article
2014
A new crackdown on gender minorities has led to arrests and fears of mob violence. But a brave few are still fighting for sexual freedom.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - June 18, 2016
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
This issue of Other Voices features a wide range of issues. The topic of the week is homophobia, the hate that led to 49 deaths in Orlando last week, but which is present in greater or lesser form in ...
Out Our Way: Gay & Lesbian Life in Rural Canada
Riordon, Michael
Book
1996
Explores the richly varied life experience of gay and lesbian Canadians living in small towns and rural areas across the country. Travelling 27,000 km and recording more than 300 conversations, the au...
The Sochi Games, Homophobia and Western Media Hypocrisy
Stephens, Alastair
Article
2014
Alastair Stephens looks at the hypocritical response of the Western media to the Sochi Games.
Stop Exploiting LGBT Issues to Demonize Islam and Justify Anti-Muslim Policies
Greenwald, Glenn
Article
2016
In the late 1990s, Eric Rudolph -- raised Catholic and affiliated for a time with a Christian Identity sect -- bombed abortion clinics and a gay bar, insisting they were venues of immorality and evil....
Stop hate rape!
Hendricks, Pepe
Article
2014
Hate crimes, homophobia and discrimination against queer people are global phenomena that are common practice. This situation is especially experienced in Africa and the Middle East where harsh and pu...
Touching a Nerve: No apology for fighting homophobia
Tatchell, Peter
Article
1993
Defending OutRage!'s decision to campaign against the homophobia of Lord Jakobovits.
Why has the left gone soft on human rights?
Tatchell, Peter
Article
2007
A perverse interpretation of multiculturalism has resulted in race and religion ruling the roost in a tainted hierarchy of oppression. In the name of "unity" against Islamophobia and racism, much of t...
Why we must stop this gay witch-hunt now
Makori, Henry
Article
2014
President Yoweri Museveni has done it. Against widespread expectation raised by his earlier pledge, the Ugandan leader turned around this week and signed into law the contentious Anti-Homosexuality Bi...

Sources Library

The Bro Job: Why 'Straight' Men Secretly Have Sex With Each Other
Weisman, Carrie
2015
The term "bro job" generally refers to sex acts taking place between heterosexual men. The phenomenon was recently explored by Dr. Jane Ward in her book Not Gay: Sex Between Straight White Men, who su...
Sodomy law
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
A sodomy law is a law that defines certain sexual acts as crimes. The precise sexual acts meant by the term sodomy are rarely spelled out in the law, but are typically understood by courts to include ...

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Gay Liberation Against The Right Everywhere
Organization profile published 1983
Organization
1983