Fellow Travellers : Gay Love in the McCarthy Era

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  Gregory Spears’s critically acclaimed opera Fellow Travellers based on Thomas Mallon’s novel about gay love in the notorious McCarthy Era is having its Florida debut thanks to the Florida Grand Opera.  It is set against a background of homophobic paranoia in the 1950s’ where gay men and women were publicly hounded and humiliated in … Continue reading

President Biden issues a Proclamation on the 70th Anniversary of the LAVENDER SCARE one of the very worse periods in gay history

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  This week President Joe Biden issued a formal proclamation Wednesday on the 70th anniversary of the Lavender Scare, a moral panic that caused investigations and firings of thousands of known or suspected gay men and lesbians who were working for the U.S. government.  It was one of the darkest and scariest periods that would … Continue reading

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