Month: June 2009
Besen: Obama’s empty words
In “Obama’s empty words” Wayne Besen wrote: For what seemed like forever, Democrats told us that when the big bad Republicans went away, our lives would improve. Well, the Republican nightmare is over, so why do I still feel like I’m in the middle of a political Friday the 13th movie? Read: Obama’s empty wordsby …
Forty Years from Flashpoint Stonewall
In her blog Trans Political Vanessa Edwards Foster writes: As the LGBT community been enrapt in Pride celebrations in numerous cities across the globe this month, there’s been plenty of news that’s hit the wires. Most all of it in America has centered around Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (a campaign promise by President Barack Obama …
Cleve Jones Speaking at Utah Pride 2009
Video: How I Got To Play John Lennon’s IMAGINE Piano.
Steve Schalchlin describes “how a simple Internet posting of a friend’s son’s death (Bill Clayton) turned into the opportunity of a lifetime, thanks to pop star George Michael and Kenny Goss, a chance to play the piano upon which John Lennon wrote the song “Imagine.” The interview is by our friend Tracey Thornton.
A special production of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in Olympia
Alec and I hope to see this show and I wanted to help spread the word. Theater Artists Olympia is pleased to present ‘Romeo and Juliet’ done with a fresh, intriguing perspective: the title roles are played by two young men.The director, Chris Cantrell, has emphasized that this is not a “drag show,” but a …