Tag Archives: Gay Liberation

Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | Blowing themselves up: Revisiting the Weather Underground

‘Swords in the Hands of Children’ is Jonathan Lerner’s passionate tale of his adventures as a young, gay insurgent. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | September 14, 2017 Jonathan Lerner, author of Swords in the Hands of Children, … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | Blowing themselves up: Revisiting the Weather Underground

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Allen Young :
BOOKS | Jonathan Lerner’s ‘Swords in the Hands of Children’

Lerner, a closeted gay man active with the Weather Underground, tells a gripping story and reveals his authentic remorse. By Allen Young | The Rag Blog | September 13, 2015 Jonathan Lerner, author of Swords in the Hands of Children, … finish reading Allen Young :
BOOKS | Jonathan Lerner’s ‘Swords in the Hands of Children’

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Allen Young :
My trip to the Rag Reunion

Tapping my ‘nest egg,’ I traveled from rural Massachusetts to trendy Austin… and into the past. By Allen Young | The Rag Blog | January 11, 2017 Allen Young, our dear friend and colleague from the good old days, came … finish reading Allen Young :
My trip to the Rag Reunion

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Thorne Dreyer :
PODCAST | Suzanna Danuta Walters discusses the ‘Sabotaging of Gay Equality’

The author of the provocative cultural critique, ‘The Tolerance Trap,’ joins us in a lively and revealing discussion on Rag Radio. Interview by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | June 30, 2014 Our Rag Radio podcast features Suzanna Danuta … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
PODCAST | Suzanna Danuta Walters discusses the ‘Sabotaging of Gay Equality’

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Paul Krassner : Behind the ‘Twinkie Defense’

The smoking Twinkie? Image from candidaabrahamson.Guilty pleasure:Behind the ‘Twinkie Defense’ The psychiatrist testified that, on the night before the murders, White ‘just sat there in front of the TV set, binging on Twinkies.’ By Paul Krassner | The Rag Blog … finish reading Paul Krassner : Behind the ‘Twinkie Defense’

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Jonah Raskin : Interviewing Journalist and Gay Activist Allen Young

Allen Young, 2009. Photo by Diane Keijzer.In and out of the closets:An interview with journalist Allen Young By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / June 30, 2011 A week before Allen Young celebrated his 70th birthday, New York Governor … finish reading Jonah Raskin : Interviewing Journalist and Gay Activist Allen Young

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Stonewall Was a Riot : Gay Liberation and the Struggle for Social Change

The Stonewall Rebellion, June 28, 1969. Top photo © Fred McDarrah.The Stonewall Rebellion, the fight for gay liberation and the Sixties movement for social change By Michael Bronski / The Rag Blog / June 27, 2009[With a response by Allen … finish reading Stonewall Was a Riot : Gay Liberation and the Struggle for Social Change

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Gay Bishop Gene Robinson a No Show on HBO

Bishop Gene Robinson: If a tree falls in the forest… Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP. Bishop Gene Robinson asked the nation to pray for the “understanding that our president is a human being and not a messiah.” But only … finish reading Gay Bishop Gene Robinson a No Show on HBO

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Rachel Maddow Video : Gay Bishop Gene Robinson Talks About Inauguration

Openly Gay Bishop Gene Robinson on ‘The Rachel Maddow Show’ / MSNBC (Video)Bishop Gene Robinson appeared on “The Rachel Maddow” show last night to talk about his invitation by President Barack Obama to lead the invocation at the kick-off to … finish reading Rachel Maddow Video : Gay Bishop Gene Robinson Talks About Inauguration

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Bigotry Still Rules : The Special Suffering of Gay Americans

Civil rights pioneer Bayard Rustin was fired from the Friendship for Reconciliation, a pacifist group, for being gay. The way anti-gay bigotry works is that a great deal of the violence and suffering is conducted away from the public eye. … finish reading Bigotry Still Rules : The Special Suffering of Gay Americans

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BOOKS / Edward Carpenter : A Life of Liberty and Love

A Pioneer’s Life Richly Rendered:Sheila Rowbotham offers the comprehensive, critical, contextualized biography Edward Carpenter deserves. By Doug Ireland Edward Carpenter: A Life of Liberty and LoveBy Sheila Rowbotham / Verso / 565 pages, $39.95. When Edward Carpenter (1844-1929) broke free … finish reading BOOKS / Edward Carpenter : A Life of Liberty and Love

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FILM / ‘Milk’ : The Man Who Set America Straight About Gay Rights

Sean Penn stars as Harvey Milk in the Hollywood biopic. Photo from Getty Images.The release of a Hollywood biopic about Harvey Milk, America’s first openly gay elected politician, could not be more timely.By Guy Adams / October 30, 2008 Video: … finish reading FILM / ‘Milk’ : The Man Who Set America Straight About Gay Rights

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