Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews David Pevsner’s ‘very steamy’ ‘DAMN SHAME – A Memoir of Desire, Defiance and Show Tunes’

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David Pevsner’s book Damn Shame – A Memoir of Desire, Defiance and Show Tunes is exactly that. We join him on a conversational romp through New York and LA’s theatrical, gay sex and activism worlds from the 1980s to the present day.  Born in 1958 into a middle-class Jewish family in suburban Chicago, Pevsner grew … Continue reading

Queerguru reviews “Billy Flanagan : The (alleged) Happiest Man on Earth

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  According to Google, when most people think of the happiest man on earth a certain Tibetan monk comes to mind. And if you read up on him, you’ll discover why he deserves the title, and why he is not the subject of this meandering oddball documentary. The subject is in fact a song and … Continue reading

Todd Hughes talks about his memoir LUNCH WITH LIZABETH

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Todd Hughes, one half of queer filmmaking duo EBERSOLE HUGHES (Mansfield 6667, House of Cardin) …..the other half is his husband David Ebersole …. has published his first book: a memoir of the Hollywood star of the 40’s and 50’s LIZABETH SCOTT.

As a young man, Hughes had a major crush on her and eventually wangled an invitation to lunch. A friendship blossomed and Hughes became fixated with the actress and started to appreciate that she never got the same fame and recognition as her peers.

He talked with QUEERGURU about the book and how he went from fan to friend

‘Boy with the Bullhorn: A Memoir and History of ACT UP New York’

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In 1987 when Ron Goldberg was just 28 years old he discovered that  ACT UP, the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power was about to hold a rally near his workplace.  He was not normally into any form of political protest, but like all of us gay men at that time he was scared, angry, and more … Continue reading

Queerguru reviews Dustin Lance Black’s ‘ Mama’s Boy: A Story from Our Americas’ The Film

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    Mama’s Boy : A Story From Our Americas.  I fell in love with Dustin Lance Black in 2009.  He was in LA accepting his Academy Award for writing the screenplay for MILK in which he made a promise to all the queer kids watching, that things would get better. The very next day Black’s mother … Continue reading

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