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When Labour Loved Liberty
(and Before They Changed Their Minds)
by Eric Tazelaar
Michael Jackson 1981

Remembering A Lover of Boys
Michael Jackson's Dangerous Liaisons, by Tom O'Carroll
Reviewed by Eric Tazelaar

The 'Non-Wisdom' of Crowds
Defender of Anonymous Outraged By Our Lack of Passivity
by Eric Tazelaar & Joe Power

Hipster Vigilantism and the New Populist Attack On Free Speech
Anonymous' Decidedly Illiberal Campaign To Silence Us

by Eric Tazelaar

Tom Flanagan

Tom Flanagan's Ultimate Career Stopper
How a Conservative Party eminence came up against the limits of free speech in Canada.

by Eric Tazelaar

Oprah

If Oprah's Lying About Being Sexually Abused As A Child, Who Else Might Be?
The dangers to which we come when truth is suppressed by a culture, a media, a government and one very powerful individual

by Eric Tazelaar

Rupert's Comeuppance

Rupert's Comeuppance
The unraveling of a once cozy relationship

by Adam Davies

Recurring Myth

The Recurring Myth of the NAMBLA Membership List
Our membership list has NEVER come into the possession of  any unauthorized person or law enforcement agency, regardless of any reports
otherwise.

by Eric Tazelaar

Etan Missing

The Disappearance of Etan Patz and, With Him, Another Age

by Eric Tazelaar

ANSWERS


Note: On May 28, 2012, We have added answers to a
second set of follow-up questions, below:

Answers to questions for a Swiss radio documentary

TOM REEVES

An Extraordinary Life: writings by, or about, Tom Reeves

We Remember Tom Reeves, one of NAMbLA's Founders

Joe Paterno
Some Thoughts on Joe Paterno
by Peter Herman
examined head

Soft Science, Hard Time: The Expanding Sexual Regulatory State As Facilitated By 'Science-LIght' more

by Eric Tazelaar

TRAUMA MYTH

Book Review: "The Trauma Myth" by Susan A. Clancy

Clancy bravely contends that adult/child sexual interactions are seldom traumatic to the child at the time of occurrence. In the predictable furor that resulted, she is at pains to clarify her position on "pedophilia": she's very much against it.
by Peter Herman

SIMPSONS

NAMBLA, Humor and the Media

An essay examining popular cultural references to NAMBLA and how the media distorts our message

by Peter Herman

 

An Open Response to LGBT Misconceptions

We respond to South Florida Gay News' perfunctory dismissal of intergenerational relationships. (more)

 NOTICE: It has recently come to our attention that one or more persons are using the word NAMBLA as part of an identifier on Twitter. We want to make it  perfectly clear that our organization does not participate in any on-line social media, has never done so, and never will. Anyone using our name should be reported to the site for a violation of their terms-of-service.

Gay Marriage
 - an opinion piece by Peter Herman


Reluctant congratulations may be in order for the beneficiaries of New York State's gay marriage bill. Though marriage is not everybody's thing, one can understand the aspirations of those who long for social acceptance and for the open recognition of their love and choice of partners. I say reluctant because it is quite clear that a good segment of the gay community had to be co-opted by government to achieve their current but tenuous degree of acceptance and, now, the dubious privilege of attaching the word "marriage" to  civil unions that would otherwise have had all the same privileges  and responsibilities.

In aping the heterosexual lifestyle ("We're just like everybody else except for our choice of partners.")  much of the gay leadership has cast overboard those they felt to be a liability. They would also disown, were they alive today, the likes of  Allan Ginsberg, Oscar Wilde, Socrates and many other  such luminaries and icons of civilization. Even if we do not agree with the assimilationist aspirations of those seeking gay marriages, we can admire the steadfastness of those  who struggled to  achieve their goal. Were they only to grant the same tolerance for the love that does dare to speak its name, the same love celebrated in the art and poetry of many cultures, the love between man and boy that was once synonymous with forbidden homosexuality.

The opponents of gay marriages, including hypocrites in the Catholic Church, claimed to know what is natural and what the word of their variously characterized gods is. These naysayers are certainly entitled to their opinions but they fail to grasp that these are far from universal.

For those who would deny the expression of mutually felt love and affection, we say believe what you will but do not invent harm where there is none.

Zeitgeist
A new regular column with links to things worth reading about. (more ...)

A Truly Odious Ruling

The Catch-22 is officially enshrined in New Jersey state law. (more ... )

The American Psikhushka
The pseudo-scientific justifications for the irrational treatment of man/boy love have precedents. (more ... )

Scott Brown's Story Reveals America's Greatest Concerns For Child Abuse
Why does physical abuse of children seem to be an afterthought to the U.S. media?  An opinion piece by Eric Tazelaar (more ... )

Is Fox Gullible?                
Somebody didn't do their homework (more ... )

The Lie Of Freedom Versus the Truth Of Family
A remembrance of a Nobel Prize winner persecuted for loving boys (more ... )

Guilt By Association, Twice Removed
The rightwing media elements are at it again.  One of their most recent attacks has been aimed at Kevin Jennings, the Safe Schools Czar nominee.  (more ... )


Walking the Line (again)
Years ago, members of NAMBLA had the audacity to demonstrate in front of Bridgewater State Hospital.  The demonstrators marched with signs denouncing the treatment of men being held for consensual relationships outlawed by the state.  (more ... )

Prison Scandal at Coalinga
Denizens of the state "mental health" prison in Coalinga, California are challenging the conditions of their confinement. The death of an inmate has brought attention to the conditions at the facility.  (more ... )

Teen Torture On Trial
The case of the killing of 14-year-old Martin Lee Anderson by guards at a state-run juvenile “boot camp” in Florida has put the spotlight on violence in youth detention centers.  (more ... )

Is Well-Meaning Good Enough?

"Reform Sex Offender Laws", the latest voice for common sense, has a new web site. NAMBLA takes a hard look at whether they really get to the point  (more ... )


Lawsuit Against NAMBLA Members Withdrawn
Eight long years after it was filed, a lawsuit blaming NAMBLA members for the tragic death of a young Boston-area boy has been withdrawn, following a request by the judge to see the evidence.  (more ... )



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