Funny Boy: A Labor of Love

By Max Stein
As I uncovered Hunt’s story, I was touched by how he came to terms with his sexuality over the course of his life. Hunt’s experience reflects similar journeys taken by other members of his generation, as one’s life often reflects one’s times. The post Funny Boy: A Labor of Love appeared first on The Gay & Lesbian Review.

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Building a Gay World

By Blake Smith
While there were a handful of openly gay publishers (such as Felice Picano and Winston Leyland) at small independent presses throughout the country, there wasn’t anything like a publicly gay man at one of the major publishing houses developing a line of fiction and non-fiction written by gay men for gay audiences before Denneny. The post Building a Gay World appeared first on The Gay & Lesbian Review.

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Amnesty International Canada condemns ‘appalling’ anti-trans policy changes in Alberta

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith’s proposed new policy changes to 2SLGBTQQIA+ health care, social services, public education and sports are an alarming affront to the rights of trans and gender-diverse people and must be withdrawn immediately, Amnesty International Canada urges. In a video released Wednesday, the Alberta premier announced sweeping new measures aimed at limiting 2SLGBTQQIA+ children and youth’s access to gender-affirming health care and stifling discussion of gender identity and sexual diversity in the province’s schools. Major media outlets in Canada have called Alberta’s anti-trans proposals the most restrictive in the country. Amnesty International joins Egale Canada, Momentum and 2SLGBTQQIA+ communities in strongly condemning these policy measures. The changes not only violate the constitutional rights of 2SLGBTQQIA+people but also pose inherent harm by perpetuating existing stereotypes, discrimination, stigmatization and exclusion. "What Premier Smith and the Alberta government are proposing is, in a word, appalling," said Ketty Nivyabandi, Secretary General of Amnesty International Canada’s English-speaking section. "Trans Albertans, including trans...

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