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Gay Liberation

Proud battles

In Turkey, hundreds gathered with rainbow flags in Istanbul on 30 June despite the Pride march being banned (for the fifth year running).

Stonewall: 50th Anniversary

A round-up of exhibitions and books marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots

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Not proud of BAE

Over 200 people have signed a petition calling on Pride in Surrey to drop arms manufacturer BAE Systems as a sponsor of its 10 August parade in Woking.

Common values

LGBT+ rights defenders protest outside Westminster Abbey

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Meg-John Barker & Julia Scheele, Queer: A Graphic History

Icon, 2016; 176pp; £11.99

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Cis – a site of conflict

An excerpt from new book Radical Feminism explores divisions around trans inclusion

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James Penney, After Queer Theory: The Limits of Sexual Politics

Pluto Press, 2013; 224pp; £17

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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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