A few moments from Michael Bronski's A Queer History of the United States.
17 posts from June 2011
You may not want to explain the details of Anthony Weiner's public disgrace to your kids, but if you keep mum, you may be missing a chance to teach your kids some valuable lesson.
Whitey Bulger's long time girlfriend's concern over her appearance played a key role in the FBI's strategy to catch the fugitive.
Whitey Bulger was arrested yesterday. Learn more about his impact in the community of South Boston and read an excerpt from Michael Patrick MacDonald's memoir, All Souls.
Mary Oliver asks, "[W]hat is it you plan to do/ with your one wild and precious life?"
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We note two important figures in America's queer history.
What's in a name? Nick Krieger explains his decision to have his old name in the title of his memoir.
A father watches his son and asks himself, "When, I wonder, did I first begin to lose my faith in the moment I was living in? When did my life first start to feel like a sprawling “to do” list?"
A new book looks at the links between the American civil rights movement and other freedom movements around the world.
A selection of excerpts from new and backlist Beacon LGBT titles.
June 13 marks the 40th anniversary of the day the New York Times began publishing the Pentagon Papers, and the federal government has finally decided to declassify them.
A new book about climate change takes the uniquely positive-yet realistic-position that humans and animals can adapt and persist.
Shelina Zahra Janmohamed wants to know why steps haven't been taken to make the roads safer in a certain Middle Eastern Country.
A few favorite spots around Boston from authors who have written about our fair city.
A look at recent Beacon Press media.
Baseball's All-Star Game is in Arizona this year. What to do if you're a baseball fan who wants to voice opposition to SB 1070, Arizona's anti-immigrant law? How about voting for the many fine Latino players, who make up one-third of the league?