He is survived by his partner of eight years, writer Bill Hayes.
It not a recent phenomenon that gay people have found themselves at the fore of artistic expression. From Michelangelo and Da Vinci onward, we’ve been on the cutting edge since long before we even had a name for ourselves.
Our entertainment and events highlights this week include the Vicious side of Ian McKellen, the life of a gay Australian surfer, and a certain out superhero’s team-up with the original Robin the Boy Wonder.
These documentaries reveal precarious, uncertain, and inscrutable queer existence in Syria, Israel, and Saudi Arabia.