Short film. Based on award winning story by LGBT fiction pioneer Richard Hall.

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Being Henry James
... [Henry] James very consciously represented in his person whatever intellectual aristocracy the U.S. then possessed. This is one key to Henry James’s character, and novelist Colm Tóibín has caught it to perfection in his fiction-not novel-The Master, ...
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De-Verse
EVEN the erudite student of gay writing will find previously unknown poets anthologized in Masquerade. I love the obscure, so I had heard of Charles Hanson Towne, George Sylvester Viereck, and Adah Isaacs Menken, although admittedly I had never actually read any of their poetry. ...
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DESPITE its slender size and breezily elegant prose, Looking for Sex in Shakespeare is a richly informative and learned book that endeavors to take a fresh look at a topic that’s been on everyone’s mind for at least the last century: ...
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Short Reviews
Reviews of Complaint in the Garden, The End of Gay and the Death of Heterosexuality, and Do Everything in the Dark.
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Circle Work
... As David Bergman writes movingly in his new “biography” of the VQ, the story of the most famous circle of gay writers of the last generation must be placed within the context of AIDS. ...
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Indulgences
... Our Fathers is many things: an encyclopedia of meticulous research; a who’s who of victims and perpetuators; a history of the Catholic civil rights organization, Dignity; and a compelling soap opera with first-person diary entries that sometimes border on erotica. ...
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Boys Are Back
IT SEEMS appropriate that a gay scholar named Kidd would write a book about “boyology.” The term originates in the early 20th century in pseudo-sociological and pseudo-anthropological studies of boys and their behavior. ...
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What, No Commies?
... As a gay man born long before the 70’s, I was stunned when the FBI responded to my résumé. David K. Johnson’s The Lavender Scare helps explain why I was so surprised. ...
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BTW
Takes on news of the day
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Letters to the Editor
Readers' thoughts
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In Praise of Partisanship
For the first time in the more than thirty years that I’ve been engaged in the political fight against homophobia, I am beginning to think that my political career might outlast the legal embodiment of this vicious prejudice. If this turns out to be the case, ...
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WHILE THE WORDS “we are everywhere” can be heard frequently at gay and lesbian political events, the 2000 United States Census provided the first empirical confirmation of this rallying cry. ... In fact, these data can be used to open people’s minds.
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Peace Activism and GLBT Rights
... Gay cultural critic Michael Bronski argues that the decision by many GLBT groups to take public positions both for and against the [Iraq] war is a sign of the movement’s maturity. After two-plus decades of focusing on gay issues and identity, he argues, the community’s “new willingness to take policy stands on national issuesMore
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Out and Running in 2004
THE GAY & LESBIAN VICTORY FUND was established in 1991 to increase the number of openly gay and lesbian officeholders in the United States. At the time of its founding, there were fewer than fifty such individuals serving in public office. That number has grown dramatically in the interim:
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A Big Question for Gay Republicans
TO MOST gay and lesbian Americans, it’s an easy choice deciding who to vote for in the 2004 presidential election. John Kerry is the most pro-gay candidate ever to run for President, while George W. Bush is pushing for an anti-family Constitutional amendment to prohibit same-sex marriage. Yet the decision on how to vote isMore
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Richard Mohr is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Illinois-Urbana and author of The Long Arc of Justice: Lesbian and Gay Marriage, Equality, and Rights (Columbia University Press, January 2005), from which this essay is excerpted.
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Why We Sued for the Right to Marry
... Several years ago our daughter Annie asked my partner Julie if she and I were married. Knowing she couldn’t lie, Julie tried to find a way to explain to a four-year-old why we were not. ...
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For a singer who describes his career as governed by “trial and error,” Mark Weigle has produced a steady output of CDs since his debut in 1998, and has attracted a loyal following across the U.S. ...
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If one sitcom has repeatedly been cited for its groundbreaking treatment of gay characters by a mainstream TV network, it would have to be Will & Grace, NBC’s highly rated take on the lives of a gay man and a straight woman, best friends sharing an apartment in Manhattan. ...
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