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Homophobia in Honduras: growing attacks on LGBT activists

Homophobia in Honduras: growing attacks on LGBT activists

A year after returning from exile, Honduran gay rights activist Donny Reyes still fears a murderous attack at any minute

Homofobia en Honduras: el aumento de atracos y asesinatos de activistas LGBT

Homofobia en Honduras: el aumento de atracos y asesinatos de activistas LGBT

Un año tras volver del exilio, Danny Reyes, un activista homosexual hondureño aún teme ser asesinado en cualquier momento

Parental advisory: revisiting the filthiest songs from Tipper Gore’s hotlist

Parental advisory: revisiting the filthiest songs from Tipper Gore’s hotlist

In the late 1980s, US author and activist Mary Elizabeth “Tipper” Gore claimed, in an interview with the Los Angeles Times, that she was not a “raunchy, inflexible prude”.

Cuban artists still condemned to silence

Cuban artists still condemned to silence

Dissident artists are no better off post-Fidel, and renewed relations with the US haven't helped as many hoped or claimed they would

Erica Jong: Literature’s sexual rebels

Erica Jong: Literature’s sexual rebels

Erica Jong, who shocked readers with her novel about women's sexuality in the 1970s, explains why she's ready to do it again

Kunle Olulode: No place for the real Hollywood story

Kunle Olulode: No place for the real Hollywood story

Ahead of the Battle of Ideas 2015, film historian Kunle Olulode explores why Birth of a Nation is no ordinary film

Parents petition to remove Ariel Dorfman’s Death and the Maiden from school reading lists

Parents petition to remove Ariel Dorfman’s Death and the Maiden from school reading lists

Parents and students at a high school in New Jersey have launched a petition to have books, including the play Death and the Maiden by Chilean playwright

Muira McCammon: GiTMO’s linguistic isolation

Muira McCammon: GiTMO’s linguistic isolation

Index on Censorship youth advisory board member Muira McCammon discusses linguistic isolation at Guantanamo Bay

Remembering E.L. Doctorow

Remembering E.L. Doctorow

Edgar Lawrence Doctorow, a supporter of Index on Censorship, passed away on 21 July 2015 at 84.

Padraig Reidy: Just another old man yelling at a cloud?

Padraig Reidy: Just another old man yelling at a cloud?

Every so often (roughly generationally) there are upheavals in mores and language. We’re on that cusp now.

Mass surveillance: Journalists confront the moment of hesitation

Mass surveillance: Journalists confront the moment of hesitation

Following Edward Snowden's revelations outlining the capabilities of intelligence agencies to monitor private online communications journalists are confronting a moment of hesitation.

Jodie Ginsberg: “I believe in free expression, but…”

Jodie Ginsberg: “I believe in free expression, but…”

The decision by six authors to withdraw from a PEN American Center gala in which Charlie Hebdo will be honoured with an award once again emphasises the dangerous notion that some forms of free expression are more worthy than others of defending

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