Dennis Altman : Unrequited Love
Deep Trouble PODCAST
with Dr Mark Halloran
In conversation with Professor Dennis Altman author of Homosexual: Oppression & Liberation (1972) which was considered the first serious analysis to emerge from the gay liberation movement. We discuss his memoir Unrequited Love: Diary of an Accidental Activist and we examine how his views in regards to sexuality were influenced by Freudian psychoanalytic ideas, as well as his family connection to Freud. We also discuss the role of cancel culture and free speech in universities, his experiences within the queer community, and his views on transgenderism.