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Pose on FX: Review

Pose Created by Ryan Muphy, Brad Falchuk & Steven Canals FX Reviewed by John Francis Leonard It’s 1990 in NYC. Madonna’s hit single “Vogue” is ruling the...

Queer X Design: Review

Queer X Design: 50 Years of Signs, Symbols, Banners, Logos, and Graphic Art of LGBTQ by Andy Campbell, PhD Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Reviewed by Hank...

Book Excerpt: Fag Hags, Divas and Moms by Victoria Noe

Fag Hags, Divas and Moms: The Legacy of Straight Women in the AIDS Community by Victoria Noe An excerpt from the chapter, "Volunteers" Nonprofit organizations, including AIDS...

My Darling Love: Drama by Joe Gulla

My Darling Love by Joe Gulla CAST OF CHARACTERS DAVID Casual, yet distinguished. 70’s MILO Handsome, modern, confident. 20’s SETTING David’s apartment. West Village, NY. The play begins in darkness. The...

Elegy for Ken Meeks: Poetry by Travis Chi Wing Lau

Elegy for Ken Meeks *After Paul Monette sanitary white meant i had crossed the threshold into the kingdom of the sick where court is held to an...

How Online Dating Empowers Women Living with HIV: Nonfiction by Claire...

How Online Dating Empowers Women Living with HIV by Claire Gasamagera By the time we decided to meet in person, I had no idea how beautiful...

Together We Can Show We Care: Christopher Hewitt Award Winners Announced

Together We Can Show We Care The Seventh Annual Christopher Hewitt Awards The opening track of Book of Love’s 1988 album Lullaby, a dance remake of...

Exile Within Exiles: Review

Exile Within Exiles: Herbert Daniel, Gay Brazilian Revolutionary by James N. Green Duke University Press Reviewed by John Francis Leonard Penning a biography about a widely known...

All That Heaven Allows: Review

All that Heaven Allows: A Biography of Rock Hudson by Mark Griffin HarperCollins Reviewed by Hank Trout The title of Mark Griffin’s biography of Rock Hudson—All that...

Men Touching: Review

Men Touching by Henry Alley Chelsea Station Editions Reviewed by John Francis Leonard In this beautifully wrought new novel, Henry Alley explores the complexities of a flawed leading...

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