Browsing: The Anniversary Issue

January-February 2014

Thoreau in Love
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Reviews of the books What’s Wrong with Homosexuality?, Jack Be Nimble:  The Accidental Education of an Unintentional Director, Blood, Marriage, Wine and Glitter, Thoreau in Love, and The Invention of Heterosexual Culture; and the song Same Love by Macklemore, Ryan Lewis and Miranda Lambert and the album Ryan Amador.

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The Missing Myth: A New Vision of Same-Sex Love by Gilles Herrada SelectBooks. 366 pages, $19.95 HOMOSEXUALITY is almost always treated as a mystery and an issue of…More

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Lasting City picks up from McCourt’s birth on July 4th, 1941, and (sort of) recounts his first five years in Jackson Heights, Queens, and in Northport, Long Island.

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Kafka
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HISTORIAN Saul Friedländer ventures into Franz Kafka scholarship with panache. Sex, he declares, is the hitherto missing key to interpreting “the poet of shame and guilt.

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Stravinsky
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Stravinsky was married and Craft is heterosexual, so it may seem that this book lacks interest for GLBT readers unless they happen to be fans of 20th-century concert music. However, at least one of its chapters ( “Amorous Augmentations”) touches on the question of Stravinsky’s sexual orientation.

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I HAD a routine procedure a year ago in a famous New York hospital, a heart catheterization (when a wire is inserted up a vein into your heart to…More

Bradley Chelsea Manning
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EVERY AUGUST around the 25th I fall into a peculiar mood that puzzles me until I realize that it was the day on which I was conscripted by the…More

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AS MEDICAL SCIENCE presses forward to find a cure for HIV—and as we mark the thirtieth anniversary of the discovery of HIV as the cause of AIDS—it’s useful in the compressed timeframe known as “AIDS time” to recall one of the most pivotal moments of the now-33-year-long AIDS epidemic

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