Armistead Maupin celebrates his 80th BIrthday by publishing the 10th book of his iconic Tales of The City series

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    2024 will be a red-letter year for iconic queer writer Armistead Maupin who will be celebrating both his 80th birthday and a new book in his critically acclaimed Tales of The City series. Maupin published the first of the novels  Tales of The City in 1978 after it had been a newspaper serial … Continue reading

Armistead Maupin reads from his latest addition to his Tales of The City Saga.

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  Queer Literary giant Armistead Maupin has a new book out which is always such major news.  It’s called Mona Of The Manor which is naturally part of the Tales of The City saga.  This story of Mona Ramsay actually fits somewhere in the middle of this queer epic as opposed to being any sort … Continue reading

Armistead Maupin’s Tales of The City Musical : now streaming online

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  Armistead Maupin’s beloved Tales Of The City started out as a newspaper column over 40 years ago.  They morphed into 9 novels, two television mini-series, and then in 2011 into a musical. With a score by Jake Shears (the lead singer of Scissor Sisters, and John “JJ” Garden, and book by Tony Award winner … Continue reading

Queerguru reviews Logical Family  A Memoir: by  Armistead Maupin

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Maupin had a problem with his parents.  Elements of his family’s dynamics surface in much of his best work.  Michael Tolliver, the charming character in the “Tales of the City” series, famously writes a coming out letter to his Mama after she joins the Anita Bryant campaign to “Save Our Children.”  Maupin’s parents never responded … Continue reading

Reimagine Candlelight Vigil with Author Armistead Maupin

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  Reimagine has been hosting candlelight vigils throughout the pandemic in order to break down taboos and hold space for all that we’ve lost. Their purpose as a nonprofit organization is to host a public conversation that transforms our approach to life. Reimagine are a community-wide exploration of death and celebration of life through creativity … Continue reading

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