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Four Ways to Be Gay

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LGBT History 101

U.S. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender HistoryEdited by Leila J. Rupp and Susan K. FreemanUniversity of Wisconsin Press. 383 pages, $29.95   The times, they have a-changed. In 2009, the California state legislature passed SB48, the FAIR (Fair, Accurate, Inclusive, and Responsible) Education Act, mandating the inclusion of LGBT history and culture into high school […]

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A Glad Day

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Stonewall Unremembered(An illustrated essay)

Stonewall Unremembered (An illustrated essay)

Editor’s Note: This graphic item appeared in the Summer 1999 issue. Due to a printer’s error, it was printed as a line drawing, so gray scales were entirely lost. Here is Eric Orner’s work as it was meant to appear.

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The Lost Songs of Cole Porter

COLE PORTER has been considered by many to be the best writer of popular songs in show business history, but his impressive œuvre has been significantly incomplete until now, as the following stories of a number of lost songs demonstrate.

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Bob Smith: Standup Comedian, Time Traveler

Interview with Bob Smith

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Revenge Is Humorous

… the news that [Kate Clinton] had a book coming out this summer piqued my curiosity. I am older now and more comfortable in my skin; Clinton has built a terrific career and fan base that keep her in constant demand. Clearly her material has evolved over the years…

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Taking the Fun out of Fundamentalism

  REREADING “My Life as a Christian,” which would later become a play that I last performed in the previous millennium under the title, The King of Kings and I: The Greatest Story Ever Kvetched, I was haunted by the arguments that I didn’t make. Times were so different then, both in 1993, when I […]

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