By Jonathan Alderete Loussaief
I am reaching out because I need to locate more resources to secure my husband’s freedom. It seems as if we’re hitting brick walls at this point. My “husbear” has now been moved to an immigration detention center in Cleburne, Texas, where the conditions and treatment are deplorable. We’ve tried to work through the Bureau of Indian Affairs, but on April 17th they denied my husband’s appeal because they also do not believe he is a gay man. The lawyers have given up and apparently don’t know how to argue this case.
By Jonathan Alderete Loussaief
By Meg Crutcher
During my Thanksgiving break, I visited the Stonewall National Monument in for the first time. During my visit, I drank a Brooklyn IPA out of a branded rainbow cup with the bar’s logo, saw people purchasing t-shirts, and advertisements for events held at the historic bar, using the history of the place to increase business.
By Jorge Solano
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By Neil Orts
When the demographics of a group are so heavily tilted in one direction—North American males—it’s also easy to exclude others unintentionally. The Gay League has lost members for this reason, but it’s a situation that [Joe] Palmer and co-moderator Patty Jeres work hard to avoid.
By Colin Carman
The fact that Joe Exotic (born Joseph Maldonado-Passage in 1963) is openly gay is the least remarkable thing about him. What about the two-toned mullet? The ears so loaded down with piercings that they look like fishing tackle? Tiger King is this and more.
The death of Little Richard (Penniman) needs to be acknowledged in some way, and how better than by remembering that the original song that became the mega-hit “Tutti Frutti” (1955) …More
The aim of this book is to increase readers’ empathy for others’ viewpoints and to give them some strategies with which to reduce the anxiety, disgust, and anger that often manifest themselves in political dialogue.More
SUBLET BELONGS to a small genre of movies that chart a love affair whose arc rises and falls within a narrow window of time from first meeting to final farewell. It all happens in a period of days rather than months or years …More
“How to Make Your Marriage Gayer” boomed a New York Times headline on the front of the “Sunday Review” (Feb. 16, 2020), pointing to an article that took up the entire centerfold.More
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…
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