Pride 2001 Organising Committee

Recent news about the most successful Pride parade in Johannesburg’s history, interrupted by female activists from the One in Nine group, has led me to write down memories and thoughts about my experience on the 2001 organising committee. Eleven years is a Very Long Time in South African LGBTI history, and somehow the fact thatContinue reading Pride 2001 Organising Committee

Angelo Bagnasco is an obliviot

Archbishop Angelo Bagnasco, the head of Italy’s bishops, is this month’s obliviot for comparing a bill that would grant rights to same-sex couples to allowing incest and paedophilia. La Repubblica newspaper reported his comments at a meeting of Roman Catholic church employees: “Why say no to forms of legally recognised co-habitation which create alternatives toContinue reading Angelo Bagnasco is an obliviot