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Freudberg Interview Cited in NY Times

How exciting! The New York Times quoted and cited my interview with Judy Freudberg in her obituary. The interview was also utilized by the Hollywood Reporter; After Ellen; and MSN TV news. I’m so glad to help people appreciate Freudberg’s … Continue reading

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Vito Russo: The Celluloid Activist

Inspired by the renewed energy of the 25th anniversary of ACT-UP/NY? A great place to start learning about that history is Michael Schiavi’s excellent biography of ACT-UP co-founder Vito Russo, a finalist for gay memoir/biography in next month’s Lambda Awards. … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Anniversary of Sakia Gunn

Today is the ninth anniversary of the murder of Sakia Gunn. I’m both vexed and intrigued that what I wrote then, “Thoughts on the Murder of Sakia Gunn”, still seems so relevant — particularly when we consider the recent case … Continue reading

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“Affirming the Outsider’s Eye: Adrienne Rich’s Legacy”

Please enjoy my full-page Adrienne Rich essay in the latest issue of the Indypendent! This piece is very special to me, not just because Rich is one of my role models, but also because it allows me to graft two … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Sugar City

Sad to learn that Buffalo, NY’s stellar venue Sugar City is closing down. I brought my Richard Hunt show there in January 2010, and they were one of the most well-organized and professional places I’ve ever performed — slightly ironic … Continue reading

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