On an extended overseas trip, Nick Krieger comes to terms with when, and when not, to out himself to new people.
20 posts from June 2012
SCOTUS broke its recent mold, Handing down a nice uphold! Meanwhile back in Romney camp, Handkerchiefs & brows are damp. --Elinor Lipman @ElinorLipman Some commentary and insights about today's Supreme Court decision in NATIONAL FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESS v. SEBELIUS:...
Michael Bronski looks at some seemingly steamy letters between 18th and 19th century men.
A recent New York Times column suggests we have no choice but to ignore or excise racist imagery in children's books. But Jeremy Adam Smith offers another way, guided by research.
Today's post comes from educator David Chura, author of I Don’t Wish Nobody to Have a Life Like Mine: Tales of Kids in Adult Lockup. He has worked with at-risk teenagers for the past 40 years. For 26 of those...
Chris Stedman examines how his interfaith work interacts with his queer identity.
Part three of an eight-part series of interviews with Michael Bronski about the A Queer History of the United States, this year's Lambda Literary Award winner for LGBT Nonfiction.
"Tell me, what is it you plan to do/with your one wild and precious life?"
It's difficult to define what makes a company hip and also ethical, but some companies seem to have hit that magic bull's-eye. A new book looks at how six companies have connected with consumers on an emotional level.
Michael Lanza takes his kids on a hike with a bit of risk and big rewards.
Today's post is from Aaron Bobrow-Strain, is associate professor of politics at Whitman College in Washington and the author of White Bread: A Social History of the Store-Bought Loaf. He writes and teaches on the politics of the global food...
On Father's Day weekend, author Stefan Bechtel (Mr. Hornaday's War) reflects upon his relationship with one of the most important men in his life.
For Father's Day, Jeremy Adam Smith talks about the changes we need to make to support fathers and families.
Michael Bronski talks about the terms Europeans applied--erroneously and pejoratively--to the Two-Spirit Native Americans they encountered.
A new article from a famed expert in child development outlines that what really matters to kids is the relationships with their parents and caregivers, not the number or gender of same.
A bear has been wandering down the Cape. Perhaps he wants to buy some Mary Oliver poetry at the Provincetown Bookshop?
A roundup of good things to read and watch about A Queer and Pleasant Danger, the new memoir from Kate Bornstein.
In this first of a series of podcasts, Michael Bronski discusses A Queer History of the United States, and how his approach to history looks at American through a queer lens.
CeCe McDonald faces sentencing today. Joey Mogul looks at her case and why the court should take her self-defense claims seriously.
It's time for the Supreme Court to hear a case that challenges the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act.