Crusader Hillis reviews 'The Boatman' by John Burbidge

Crusader Hillis
Friday, 27 March 2015

John Burbidge’s The Boatman was first published last year in India, by Yoda Press. Its moving afterword describes Burbidge’s return to India last year for the book launch and his attendance at an LGBT pride march there. Burbidge was struck by how strongly the cause of sexual rights had been embraced by other elements of Indian society who also face discri ...

Robert Aldrich: Gay Life Stories

Brian McFarlane
Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Brian McFarlane


Gay Life Stories
by Robert Aldrich
Thames & Hudson, $39.95 hb, 304 pp, 9780500251843


The author of this handsomely produced volume claims in his opening sentence, ‘The sex lives of celebrities (and the less famous) always excite the cu ...

Christopher Reed: Art and Homosexuality

Robert Aldrich
Friday, 20 January 2012

Who's afraid of Gilbert and George?

Robert Aldrich


Art and Homosexuality: A History of Ideas
by Christopher Reed
Oxford University Press, $64.95 hb, 295 pp, 9780195399073


‘One would have to be extremely naïve not to know immediately upon enterin ...