In my first post about HIV/AIDS the other day, I mentioned an HIV poz guy who was misquoting me on Facebook. The difference between what I actually said ( and meant) and what he claims I said is small but very significant. He is accusing me of blaming HIV poz guys, and in reality, I am calling for the whole of the gay community to be held accountable for rising HIV rates. The whole of[Read More…]
Archive for November, 2014
There was an interesting post that I’d read yesterday, which linked Harvey Milk and the struggle against HIV as two connected precursors in the movement towards Marriage Equality. This is an idea that deserves consideration, and I hope you read the post. I’ve often wondered, if there would be a strong gay male identity or community if there had been no AIDS epidemic. I suppose there would have been something. However, a real sense of[Read More…]
Currently running at the Pittsburgh Public Theater, is a world premier comedy by Ed Dixon and directed by Ted Pappas. The price of admission is cheap when you stop and consider the opportunity to be face to face with a whacky variety of great people ranging from Victor Hugo to Jim Morrison. My husband and I left the theater debating if the show is really a comedy, but if you are looking for laughs, a[Read More…]
But in the midst of this ‘life as political advocacy,’ there is the real stuff that is just life, and most central to that is anything connected with how we come to understand ourselves and who we are as human beings. This list of films is one small part of that as these individuals share films that were important to them.