Kelly Sans Culotte

Manifesto of the 12
Against Islamist totalitarianism. 4.3.06

Warsaw's "Le Madame" Shut Down
Cops storm queer, countercultural club. 4.3.06

A Mountain Out of a Molehill
Muslims protest cartoons, ignore Guantánamo. 2.9.06

New Anti-Gay Regime in Poland
Catholic ultra-conservatives bash their way to victory. (11-10-05)

Act of Atonement
Spain apologizes to queers. (8-2-05)

Video: Paris Gay Pride 2005
Dyke activists, trans militants and gay unions march through Montparnasse June 25. (7-8-05)
Paris Pride in Photos

Letter From Paris: Jesus Over France
Immigrant evangelicals stake their claim to France. (6-3-05)

Su Friedrich, In Brief
A filmmaker personalizing the political. (6-3-05)

Friedrich: The Odds of Recovery
Excerpt 1: At Least We Still Had Roses
Excerpt 2: Address to Breast

Gays Excluded From Auschwitz Commemoration
The only victims not remembered — or invited. (2-3-05)

New Ukraine, Old Homophobia
Will anything change now? (1-28-05)

Ukraine Primer
Geography, history, and politics. (1-28-05)

Ukraine's Ancestral Literary Queers
From lesbian poets to gay Socratic philosophers. (1-28-05)

Gay Russia Today
Coming out of the woods. (5-13-04)

Russian Lesbians Rising
From the "apartment period" to the fall of the Iron Curtain. (5-13-04)

Poland: The Case of the Stolen Gay Files
Neo-Nazi hacker suspected. (4-19-04)

Hope for Love in Poland?
Gay, lesbian movement grows despite far-right surge.
(1-12-04)

Poland's Female Trouble
Violence, prostitution and trafficking soar. (1-12-04)

HIV Erupts in Russia
Part 1: An epidemic with a young face
Teenage girls and street children hit hard. (12-15-03)

HIV Erupts in Russia
Part 2: Putin's Silence
Widespread ignorance and stigma, plus lack of resources. (12-15-03)

Gay Dads Fashionable
From Chereskin to IKEA, where, "my daddies are also a set." (11-13-03)

US Occupation of Iraq Draws Global Protests
From D.C. to Seoul, demonstrators demand hands off. (10-30-03)

Far Right Gains in Switzerland
Votes no to immigration, the EU, and NATO. (10-23-03)

Bush in Translation
What Bush really meant in his September 23 speech at the United Nations. (9-25-03)
Annan: "History is a harsh judge"
Chirac: "Multilateralism... is a guarantee of legitimacy and democracy"
Bush: "The clearest of divides"

Is Tony Blair spun out?
Living, and dying, by spin.
(9-5-03)

Gay Bishop Roils Anglican Unity
Can a global schism be avoided? (8-14-03)

The Iraqniad
Iraq, Iran and the axis of Ira. (5-28-03)

Vatican, Muslim states slam queer human rights
Arm-twisting, procedural shenanigans at UN in Geneva. (4-25-03)

How they'll vote in Geneva
Will the queer human rights resolution live or die at the UN? (4-25-03)

The Other Siberia
Part 1: Gay Russia Under Church and State
Of Priests, Commissars, and Putin. (4-11-03)

Interview: Young [Queer] Russia
Pondering "the gay question." (4-11-03)

The War On Sex
Anglo-American child-porn hysteria escalates. (3-27-03)

George Does The Azores
At "peace" summit, George W. Bush issues ultimatum for war. (3-17-03)

Tugs of War
With sneers and threats, Bush bolsters the antiwar effort. (3-14-03)

Millions Marched, Now What?
After last weekend's massive rallies, antiwar demonstrators worldwide are planning their next steps.
(2-22-03)

Photos: NYC antiwar protest February 15, 2003
From queer unions to former workers at the World Trade Center. (2-22-03)

Dirty Laundry in Paris
A grant of $100,000 from the City of Paris to an "Archive of Homosexuality" has triggered protests, not from the right-wing, but from lesbians and transgender activists. (1-2-03)
ARCHILESB! Petition for Lesbian Inclusion
Christopher Miles: Petition is "biased and misinformed"

Commercial Closet
Yahoo and Virgin Mobile Like Predatory Gays for Ads
Despite social progress in the UK, gay men are still consistently shown as a predatory, buggering lot in new commercials. (12-12-02)

One Face of Gay Africa: Part 1
Cheikh Traoré is a 35 year-old AIDS educator working with African communities in London. He talks about his work, and what it was like growing up gay in West Africa. (12-4-02)

Bertrand Soars
Approval ratings for Paris's openly gay mayor soar after he's knifed by a homophobe. (10-17-02)

Slouching Towards Iraq
Despite the enthusiastic dissidents in Berlin, the fate of Afghanistan bodes ill for a U.S.-invaded Iraq. (8-23-02)

The Pride of Croatia
Croatian queers celebrated their first ever Gay Pride by marching through the center of Zagreb, the capital. (7-2-02)

The Ebony Englishman and the Colored Gaul
When the brilliant, multi-racial French football team won the World Cup in '98, some Latin American media couldn't see past their skin. What is Univisión up to now? (6-27-02)

Steal This Box!
Two gay men steal a ballot box in France to protest years of harassment. (6-21-02)

The République's Tango
Arab and black French citizens make up about 10 percent of the country, but are represented in parliament by only one black member from mainland France. Post-Le Pen elections look no different. (6-10-02)

Global Warming: Bush Fiddles While New York Burns
Quibble long enough over plans to rebuild the World Trade Center area, and they will become a moot point. Plus EU signs Kyoto pact. (6-6-02)

Big Giant Head
Bush's European tour, and the diet that would turn his administration around. (5-26-02)

Mourning Pim Fortuyn
The "tolerant" left and the demonizing of the out and proud Dutch politician assassinated by a white Dutch ecofanatic. (5-14-02)

The Specter of Globalization
Turmoil in Argentina. Le Pen's extreme-right surge in France. Al Qaeda and the radical Muslim agenda. A specter is haunting the world: the specter of globalization. (4-26-02)

French Election Earthquake
The political earthquake which catapulted extreme rightist Jean-Marie Le Pen to the presidential runoff in France. (4-21-02)

Spain's Gay Parish Priest
José Mantero, the parish priest of the Andalusian town of Valverde del Camino has outed himself, in style. "I thank God for being gay," the intrepid priest told the Spanish gay magazine, Zero. (2-2-02)

Day Late, Peseta Short in Spain
A crumb for gays imprisoned under Franco's homophobic laws and kept there after his death. (12-18-01)

Two Strikes Against Terror
Baltasar Garzón makes progress against Al Qaeda terrorists in Spain — without trampling on civil liberties. (11-24-01)

Under Attack in Yugoslavia: Gay Rights and Democracy
Anti-gay hysteria and ultra-nationalist violence in a society supposed to be rapidly moving toward democracy. The story of Stonewall 2001, Yugoslavia-style. (7-23-01)


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