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Peeling Back the Layers: A Story of Trauma, Grace and Triumph by Lawayne Childrey Outskirts Press Reviewed by T.J. Banks God, someone once said, comes through the wound....

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Stand by Me: Review

Stand By Me: The Forgotten History of Gay Liberation by Jim Downs Basic Books Reviewed by Hank Trout Stand By Me: The Forgotten History of Gay Liberation is...

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Our Young Man by Edmund White Bloomsbury Reviewed by John Francis Leonard Two seminal novels have been written about gay life in Manhattan and Fire Island in the...

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We're Still Here Directed by Grissal Granados & John Thompson Lucha Productions Reviewed by T.J. Banks Perhaps, someone once said, we need to follow our pain and heartbreak,...

Living a Healthy Life with HIV: Review

Living a Healthy Life with HIV by Allison R. Webel, RN, PhD, Lorig, et al. Bull Publishing Reviewed by Hank Trout Call me “jaded.” Having read a plethora...

Based on a True Story: Review

Based on a True Story by Jameson Currier Chelsea Station Editions Reviewed by T.J. Banks The phrase “loving someone to death” is an inherently disturbing one. There’s something...

Until My Heart Stops: Review

Until My Heart Stops by Jameson Currier Chelsea Station Editions Reviewed by Hank Trout In Until My Heart Stops, his collection of more than fifty “intimate writings” culled...

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VIVA: Find Your Voice Directed by Paddy Breathnach Magnolia Pictures Reviewed by Alina Oswald “Why is everyone on this island addicted to drama?” Luis Alberto Garcia’s character, Mama,...

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When AIDS Was Funny Directed by Scott Calonico AD&D Production, Ltd. Reviewed by T.J. Banks The dots just don’t connect when it comes to Ronald Reagan and the...

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