Selected older pieces, by category
Note: The flags indicate the languages that pieces are written in. (I'm American, so I use Old Glory for English. Sorry, Brits!)
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ISLAM AND THE WEST
HISTORY, POLITICS & CULTURE CHRISTIANITY
TRAVEL & MEMOIR
GAY LIVES, GAY RIGHTS
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First they came for the gays PAJAMAS MEDIA,
29 January 2008
"Sharia law may still be an alien concept to some Westerners, but it’s staring gay Europeans right in the face – and pointing toward a chilling future for all free people." Norwegian translation.
De homofiles mærkelige kammerat SAPPHO, November 2007
"Damen som nekter å håndhilse på menn, som har uttalt seg for jihadistene i Irak, som var frontfigur for foreningene som politianmeldte Jyllands-Posten i karikatursaken og som står i spissen av forsøket på å gjøre hijab til en alminnelig del av den danske hverdagen, har høstet ros hos noen av Københavns mest profilerte homofile."
Partnerskap THREEPENNY REVIEW, Fall 2001
"'Are you married?' people often ask us here in Norway, where we now live. 'Yes,' I reply. They hear the answer knowing it comes with an asterisk: yes, in Norway - his country, their country - we're married; back in my own homeland, the United States of America, we're not."
More respect, but too few rights NEW YORK TIMES, January 26, 2001
"The most significant social change in the United States during the Clinton presidency was the social mainstreaming of gay Americans and the ebbing of antigay prejudice."
Notes on Stonewall, 25 years later THE NEW REPUBLIC, June 13, 1994
"...the time has come to move beyond the Stonewall sensibility."