At St. Thomas Episcopal Church in New York City, gay parishioners are accusing their conservative leader, the Reverend Andrew Mead, of being antigay. Whether to stay and fight or find a more accepting environment is the same question facing the entire denomination.
A short film was recently pulled from San Francisco's Frameline film festival because it was said to reinforce transphobic stereotypes articulated in Janice Raymond's 1979 book Transsexual Empire. The question is, How has her oversimplified thinking survived?
After all, we spend the majority of our workweek pushing papers under the flicker of fluorescent lights too. But there’s something, well, hopeful about a group of professionals who carve a career from the stuff of dreams—adventure travel, race cars, tropical islands, professional sports. They make work seem fun. So kick back in the cubicle and prepare to meet 10 gays and lesbians working outside the paradigm.
The man who took on Bush and 9/11 has set his sights on another tragedy—the American health care system. In his latest documentary, Sicko, Michael Moore reveals the dark side of health care in a capitalist system. But the question remains: Will he ever make a movie about us?