"There is so much more work to be done in this country," the acclaimed writer says.
July 05 2022 11:37 AM
The acclaimed actor talks about the five decades he's spent working on Broadway, being a long-term survivor of HIV, and why he describes himself as "an unreconstructed hippie."
Currently starring in The Conners on ABC, there is zero precedent for the actress' remarkable career.
Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, Cleve Jones, and Kate Bornstein talk about the past, present, and future of our movement.
The queer elder talks about being a part of the Black Panthers, Stonewall, and queer life in the '50s and '60s.
"Gender depends on something else for its existence. What it depends on varies from time period to time period, culture to culture," the writer says, "We're not admitting that."
"When you are not living an honest, open, true life, you are taking advantage of a privilege granted to you by older, gay, lesbian, queer people who have sacrificed tremendously," the writer says.
"I didn't get to grow up with the myth that you can love someone and they won't do terrible things if you love them."
"You can just glue a beard on and I'll go out there and I'll sing and it's fine," the history-making opera singer says.
"I always feel like if I write this song and I tell the truth, if I show up here and I decide to be myself and people still accept me, then I guess I do belong here."