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By John R. Killacky
IN 1981, I was with friends celebrating the Fourth of July weekend at New York’s Fire Island Pines gay enclave when life changed. Buried on page A20 of The New York Times (July 3,1981) was a report about a new condition: “Rare Cancer Seen in 41 Homosexuals.” Doctors in New York and San Francisco…
By Bruce Skeaff
RON CHARLES, book critic for the Washington Post, took a few minutes on this past CBS Sunday Morning program to remind us that, while it’s important to keep up on our current terrible global pandemic circumstances, we also need to maintain balance in life with a good book.
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By Sted Mays
THE LEGENDARY FEMINIST Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906) is too often the silenced queer elephant in the room of U.S. history. As we observe the 200th anniversary of her birth, which is on February 15th, it’s important to ask ourselves whether we as a society are finally willing to see her not only as a heroic fighter for women’s suffrage but also as a lesbian.
By David Tacium
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By Dale Corvino
THIS PAST NOVEMBER, I found myself with some wonderment wandering through daily life in Santiago, Chile, in the midst of one of the largest populist uprisings in the world.
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The 1950s hunk was all about the American outdoors. In Giant (1956), Hudson is the quintessential cowboy, a strapping figure who races on horseback across the Texas plains amid a panorama of mountains and sky.
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