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Zack: Poetry by Jeni Booker Senter

Zack “I am become Death. Shatterer of Worlds.” ——Bagavad-Ghita I. I envied his flaming pride and his carelessness. I envied the way he openly painted his nails Glittery Gold And...

Drawing on Walls: Review

Drawing on Walls: A Story of Keith Haring Written by Matthew Burgess Illustrated by Josh Cochran Enchanted Lion Books Reviewed by Hank Trout Drawing on Walls: A Story of...

#SaveTheArts: 2020 Christopher Hewitt Award Winners Announced

#SaveTheArts Eighth Annual Christopher Hewitt Awards #SaveTheArts asks “all professional in the film, television, theatre, entertainment and arts world, join the challenge to post a photo...

It Was Never Supposed to Be Ours: Poetry by Ben Kline

It Was Never Supposed to Be Ours Our uncles were silent and buried, the internet infant, drag queens still used names like Fonda Peters and bowls of free...

Soul Cowboy: Fiction by Cris Eli Blak

Soul Cowboy by Cris Eli Blak When my parents came to America in the fifties they had dreams bigger than their minds could understand. They wanted...

The Toe Incident: Drama by Katherine Gleason

The Toe Incident by Katherine Gleason Cast of Characters SHE A lesbian, dressed in black. HE A gay man, dressed in white and a red bathrobe Place The apartment...

The Handsomest Man in New York: Nonfiction by Patrick Mulcahey

The Handsomest Man in New York by Patrick Mulcahey Richard was the handsomest man in New York. Anyone who knew him would tell you the same...

Writing in the Ages of AIDS

Fear Is in the Air A&U's Nonfiction Editor on Writing in the Ages of AIDS by Jay Vithalani I write these words in a time of catastrophe....

Maid Service: Review

Maid Service by John Whittier Treat JMS Books Reviewed by Chael Needle In the mid-eighties, 1985 or 1986, but perhaps slightly earlier, my brother Doug’s friend Glenn traveled...

Elena Schwolsky: Advocate

Cuba Beckons Nurse Elena Schwolsky Built Bridges During the Early AIDS Pandemic by Dann Dulin What do you call it when you fall in love with a...

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