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Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | ‘There may not be answers’

We review Allen Young’s autobiography, ‘Left, Gay & Green: A Writer’s Life.’ By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | April 12, 2018 “Rejection of marginalization is certainly not the same as assimilation.” — Allen Young Allen Young begins his … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | ‘There may not be answers’

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FILM / David McReynolds : ‘How to Survive a Plague’ Is the Remarkable Story of ACT UP’s Battle Against AIDS

How to Survive a Plague:The remarkable story of ACT UP Panic spread slowly. Rock Hudson’s death gave the disease a public face, but took us no closer to the cause. By David McReynolds | The Rag Blog | April 10, … finish reading FILM / David McReynolds : ‘How to Survive a Plague’ Is the Remarkable Story of ACT UP’s Battle Against AIDS

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BOOKS / Doug Ireland : Martin Duberman’s Dual Bio of Deming and McReynolds

A Saving Remnant:Two lives of courage and commitment Barbara Deming and David McReynolds were ‘out’ pioneers of the left. By Doug Ireland / The Rag Blog / March 9, 2011 [A SAVING REMNANT: The Radical Lives of Barbara Deming and … finish reading BOOKS / Doug Ireland : Martin Duberman’s Dual Bio of Deming and McReynolds

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Medea Benjamin : To the Gay Community

Code Pink protesters at Senate Arms Services Committee hearing on “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” in Washington December 2, 2010. Woman with sign is Medea Benjamin. Photo from Democratic Underground.To the gay community:Now that you can join, please don’t! By Medea … finish reading Medea Benjamin : To the Gay Community

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Paul Krassner : An Open Letter to Barack Obama

Image from GetReligion.org. Listen to Thorne Dreyer‘s two-part interview with author, journalist, and legendary satirist Paul Krassner on Rag Radio here and here. To find all shows on the Rag Radio archives, go here. ‘Eat, pray, be disappointed’:An open letter … finish reading Paul Krassner : An Open Letter to Barack Obama

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Honduras : Anti-Coup Gay Activist Assassinated

LGBT activist Walter Tróchez was murdered this week.He documented homophobic violence:Honduran gay activist Walter Tróchez murdered By Doug Ireland / December 18, 2009 Walter Tróchez, 25 years old, a well-known LGBT activist in Honduras who was an active member of … finish reading Honduras : Anti-Coup Gay Activist Assassinated

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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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New York : Radical Queers Remember Stonewall With Spirited March

Photo by Andrew Hinderaker. Queers, allies and residents of the park took to the streets and marched to the Stonewall Inn to the applause of people on the sidewalks as we chanted “We will not be quiet! Stonewall was a … finish reading New York : Radical Queers Remember Stonewall With Spirited March

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School Project Suppressed Because Harvey Milk Is the Subject

Try to tell me that we don’t live in a supremely repressive society. When a school report about a well-known American public servant is suppressed, you can’t possibly convince me that we are not headed down the wrong road. Richard … finish reading School Project Suppressed Because Harvey Milk Is the Subject

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Melissa Etheridge on Making Peace With Rick Warren

Grammy Award winner Melissa Etheridge with Tammy Lynn Michaels.The Choice Is Ours Now: Give Peace a ChanceBy Melissa Etheridge / December 22, 2008 See ‘Why Gay Marriage is the Wrong Issue’ by Bob Ostertag, Below. This is a message for … finish reading Melissa Etheridge on Making Peace With Rick Warren

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In Austin and Everywhere : Today is the ‘Day Without a Gay’

December 10 is International Human Rights Day. ‘In order for this movement to continue it can’t just be about marching and being pissed off. It’s got to be creative in different ways to get into the hearts and minds of … finish reading In Austin and Everywhere : Today is the ‘Day Without a Gay’

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Richard Rodriquez : Why Churches Fear Gay Marriage

Author Richard Rodriguez is Mexican-American, gay and a practicing Catholic. Photo by Christine Alicino / salon.com. As the American family fractures and the majority of women choose to live without men, churches are losing their grip on power and scapegoating … finish reading Richard Rodriquez : Why Churches Fear Gay Marriage

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