‘Nothing is implied in this publication about any person, living or dead, which is not herein explicitly stated.' Thus runs the caveat inside the front cover of this sustained politico-religious polemic against homosexuals and homosexuality. Ah, Stephen, would that the law of libel were as simple as that.
I shall not be seeking its protection. The implication in Green's book that I (least among many others) am a secret agent, a fellow traveller, AntiChrist, or an unwitting Tory dupe in a sinister left-wing plot to galvanise and recruit British homosexuals into a corrosive army and destroy society, is