Posts Tagged ‘ gay ’

Larry Kramer, Playwright and Outspoken AIDS Activist, Dies at 84 – The New York Times

“Faggots” [his first noveldrew a line between Mr. Kramer and a significant number of gay men, who saw him as an old-fashioned moralist or even a hysteric. In various forums well into the 1990s, he found himself called on to defend his point of view, which was essentially that gay men and lesbians had a diminished chance of living fulfilling lives or producing great art so long as they defined themselves primarily in terms of their sexual orientation.

He preached not only protected sex but also the virtues of affection, commitment and stability — arguments that anticipated the values of the movement for same-sex marriage.

r i p, nonviolent militant, practitioner of satyagraha, ACT UP! founder, beloved angry gay activist, playwright, writer, and ultimate humanist. – word pond

Not Your Well-Behaved Good Gay: Sara Quin Interviewed – BOMB Magazine

Photo of Sara Quin courtesy of FSG.

The writer and musician on queer representation, empathy for our younger selves, and music for our feelings.

Source: Not Your Well-Behaved Good Gay: Sara Quin Interviewed – BOMB Magazine

Gay Penguins, and Their Hope for a Baby, Have Enchanted Berlin – The New York Times

Huey P. Newton, “The Women’s Liberation and Gay Liberation Movements” (1970) • BlackPast

Huey P. Newton

Source: Huey P. Newton, “The Women’s Liberation and Gay Liberation Movements” (1970) • BlackPast

Ireland is about to elect a 38-year-old gay Asian doctor as its next prime minister — Quartz

Groundbreaking. (Reuters/Clodagh Kilcoyne)

The fiercely Catholic country, which only legalized homosexuality in 1993, is setting a global example.

Source: Ireland is about to elect a 38-year-old gay Asian doctor as its next prime minister — Quartz

“Žibutė” / 9 / Eileen Myles in Vilnius

“Ring of Keys” from Alison Bechdel’s “Fun Home” – Sydney Lucas at the 69th Annual Tony Awards

Champion tennis player Martina Navratilova in Several Interviews About Her Life | PBS MAKERS SERIES

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Martina Navratilova

Martina Navratilova in several interviews about her life in Communist Czechoslovakia, her heartbreaking choice to defect to the United States, on being Gay, coconuts and oranges, and her unstoppable drive to become the best tennis player.

Martina Navratilova | PBS MAKERS INTERVIEWS

One Today, Inaugural Poem by Richard Blanco in Commemoration of President Barack H Obama’s Second Inauguration

Visit One Today, Inaugural poem by Richard Blanco for the text of the poem.

Gay, Straight, and the Reason Why: The Science of Sexual Orientation, a book review / Psych Central

 

 

Gay, Straight, and the Reason Why: The Science of Sexual Orientation | Psych Central.