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blu sunne: Blog by Lester Strong: A Lesson Learned via Paul...

For this blog entry, I’d like to go personal: Sometimes life teaches you you’ve learned a lesson without actually having realized you’ve learned it. My...

blu sunne: Blog by Lester Strong: AIDS and the Course of...

Here’s an invite: Is anyone interested in learning more about the views and achievements of former House of Representatives member Barney Frank (D-Massachusetts), the...

blu sunne: Blog by Lester Strong: Revisiting Activism, Part II

January 2017 saw the installation of a new regime in Washington, DC, that to all appearances is hostile not just to gay rights, not...

Light and Breath: Beyond the Wreckage

Light and Breath: Beyond the Wreckage by Lester Strong I have been close friends with Richard and Shirley Flint since our college days in Santa Fe...

blu sunne: Blog by Lester Strong: Revisiting Activism, Part I

Cleve Jones’ recent memoir When We Rise: My Life in the Movement comes at an opportune moment. January 2017 has seen the installation of...

blu sunne: A Blog by Lester Strong: Reza Abdoh: AIDS, Rage,...

Reza Abdoh: AIDS, Rage, Theater by Lester Strong I recently traveled east from Manhattan on New York City’s No. 7 subway line to the Museum of...

blu sunne: Blog by Lester Strong: Art, Activism, HIV/AIDS

Went recently to the current exhibition by New York City-based artist Carrie Moyer at the DC Moore Gallery in the Chelsea art district of...

blu sunne: A Blog by Lester Strong: Mapplethorpe Redux

Mapplethorpe Redux The second half of 2019 has meant the second half of the Guggenheim Museum’s year-long look back at the work and artistic legacy...

blu sunne: A Blog by Lester Strong: Cheating Death: A Riff...

Cheating Death: A Riff on the Life and Legacy of Robert Mapplethorpe by Lester Strong My husband Dave and I went the other day to the...

From AIDS to COVID-19

From AIDS to COVID-19: Advice from a Long-Time AIDS Survivor About Surviving the Latest Killer Pandemic from blu sunne: Notes from a Pop-Up Life in...

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