Rosa Clemente and JLove Calderón; Color of Change
Early Tuesday, actor, musician, and activist, Jussie Smollett was attacked at a Chicago Subway by two men who shouted racist and homophobic slurs and with “This is MAGA country” as they beat him, tied a noose around his neck, and poured bleach on him
For some kids rule-breaking is less a route toward self-definition than a requirement built into existence. That’s the reality recognized by a recent crop of films centered on the queer teen, a figure who until now has been cinematically marginal.
Jacey Fortin; Ed Hedemann; Anthony Giacchino
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David McReynolds, lifelong pacifist and socialist, died last Friday. Twice a presidential candidate, lifetime member of the War Resisters League, well-known photographer, was the first out gay man to run for President.
One of Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz’s contributions to discussions of Jewish identity was her theory of what she called radical diasporism - that Jews can honor their Jewish identity, history and culture without believing that Israel is their homeland.