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.
By Colin Carman
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…
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.
The last time the Boy Scouts of America made headlines was when their policy of excluding gay youths was being challenged in court by LGBT organizations. This time it’s because…More
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.
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