When it comes to life-impacting stuff -- civil rights, political movements, or education reform, for example -- Los Angeles too often gets overlooked by snobby journalists and intellectual types in New York City and Washington D.C. Let's just admit it: They don't take L.A. seriously and they hate ... More >>
billyhic.blogspot.comArtiside Laurent at the Advocate's 40th anniversary bash in -- where else -- West Hollywood.Artiside "A.J." Laurent, 70-year-old writer and activist, died at his L.A. home on October 26 "after a long illness," the San Diego Gay & Lesbian News reports today. Choosing to s ... More >>
Edited by Kateri Butler
The age, and new age, of AIDS
Eulogies for heads of state and underground artists, pop icons and ’60s revolutionaries
...I went to see the Japanese film Wife To Be Sacrificed, and I was utterly appalled...