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Still Searching for the “Angels”

Still Searching for the “Angels”

ELI JACOBSON | Tony Kushner completed his two part opus “Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes” in the early 1990s as a visceral response to critical issues that dominated the previous decade — the rise of Ronald Reagan, the emergence of AIDS, New Yorkers’ response to the crisis, and the culture wars […]

Love Amidst a Red Scare

Love Amidst a Red Scare

BY DAVID KENNERLEY | The tale of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg certainly is the stuff of heady theater. The married Jewish-American couple, Communist sympathizers who were sent to the electric chair in 1953 for sharing atomic secrets with the Russians, were caught up in one of the most sensational trials of the 20th century. Yet […]

A Loving Farewell to Doug Ireland

A Loving Farewell to Doug Ireland

BY ANDY HUMM | Pioneering out journalist, radical, and self-described “recovering political hack” Doug Ireland, a stalwart contributor to Gay City News, died at age 67 on October 26. On March 27, his old and older friends got together to celebrate his rich and storied life. The public tribute to Doug was worth the wait. On the […]