A mom reflects on the critically-acclaimed movie and her own family's anonymous sperm donor.
23 posts from August 2010
A look at recent Beacon media.
Charles Euchner looks at the dueling marches in Washington, both being held on the anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech.
We've assembled a playlist of videos about the March on Washington at our Beacon Broadside YouTube channel. The first video was made in conjunction with the publication of Nobody Turn Me Around: A People's History of the 1963 March on...
American history is an arc toward freedom, dignity and inclusiveness for all. That will include Muslims, sooner or later.
In this excerpt from Nobody Turn Me Around: A People's History of the March on Washington, the leaders of the March determine how to acknowledge the death of a leader in the movement for black civil rights.
The King Institute shared with our blog scans of Martin Luther King's program from the 1963 March on Washington.
Mentions for books older, books new, and books eagerly anticipated… In the Boston Globe, US District Court Judge Nancy Gertner discussed the anticipation and controversy surrounding her upcoming memoirs, In Defense of Women, which will be published in April. David...
A member of Beacon's staff shares some photos from her parent's visit with Barack Obama.
A book signing reminds Susan Campbell of the stories that make up her memoir, Dating Jesus.
Eboo Patel calls on the former President to condemn the current right-wing rhetoric surrounding Cordoba House.
The author of Love in a Headscarf reflects on the spiritual meaning and her memories of Ramadan.
A look at recent media mentions.
With the current, heated debates about immigration and religious freedom, we take a look back at a period in Boston's history when the Irish were the newcomers.
Big corporations hide their assets off-shore, while small businesses and individuals are left to pick up the slack.
Amie Klepnauer Miller talked with her daughter about the Prop 8 decision and was reminded that the landmark judicial decision affects more than the potential brides and grooms.
The iconoclastic director John Waters recently spoke with the Paris Review Daily about his love of Provincetown and his time spent working in bookstores there. (Thanks to Shelf Awareness for the link.) It was a magical time in my life....
A look at recent Beacon media mentions.
The author of From the Closet to the Courtroom: Five LGBT Rights Lawsuits That Have Changed Our Nation discusses the Prop 8 ruling.
Links to analysis and a roundup of Beacon titles on LGBT rights.