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Gay Liberation

Charles ‘Zan’ Christensen (ed), Anything that loves: Comics beyond ‘gay’ and ‘straight’

Northwest Press, 2013; 216pp; $29.99 from www.northwestpress.com

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Masha Gessen & Joseph Huff-Hannon, Gay Propaganda. Russian Love Stories

OR Books, 2014; 224pp; £11. Available for purchase online through the OR books website.

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What anti-oppression workshops should teach

One of the world’s leading activist trainers draws on decades of experience

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Laurie Penny, Meat Market: Female Flesh Under Capitalism

Zero, 2011; 79pp; £6.99

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Kiss-in, feed-in

After two gay men were ejected for kissing from the John Snow pub in Soho, central London, on 13 April, gay rights activists organised a mass “kiss-in” outside the pub two days later.

Galloway vs Tatchell

On 13 March, Respect Renewal MP George Galloway commented in relation to the now-halted deportation of a gay Iranian man, Mehdi Kazemi: “All the papers seem to imply that you get executed in Iran f

Zimbabwe: gay rights

PN How does GALZ struggle for equal rights for LGBT people in Zimbabwe?

Walking fine lines

Did the perpetrators who kidnapped Israeli Defence Force soldier Cpl Gilad Shalit anticipate the collective punishment that would be meted out to Palestinians?

View from Zimbabwe

The Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ) started in 1990 and rose to international prominence in 1995 when it applied to attend the Zimbabwe International Book Fair which had as its theme

Prisoners of homophile conscience

I can't offer a historical analysis of the situation for the gai or lesbian community in prison.