Religion

Not the Church! Not the State!

Winter/Spring 2003

In the early ’70s, when Gay Lib blasted onto the political scene, gays, lesbians and trannies demonstrated against the repressive institutions of the Church and State. A police raid on the Stonewall Inn in New York sparked two nights of riots. This, coupled with the mass arrests at Sydney’s first Mardi Gras, are credited with… Read more »

Catholic Patriarchs Flee from Accountability and Change by Scapegoating Gays

Winter/Spring 2002

Given its intensely male-dominated hierarchy and extreme anti-woman, anti-sex culture, the sex abuse scandal rocking the American Catholic Church is no surprise. Nor is the church’s record of cover-up, lies, and hypocrisy on the subject, which resembles that of any mega-corporation anxious to avoid prosecution, safeguard its considerable assets, and calm its stockholders. The church’s… Read more »