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AIDS activism by the book: 'Let the Record Show' captures a movement's rise and decline

AIDS activism by the book: 'Let the Record Show' captures a movement's rise and decline

By Jim Provenzano

In the lengthy 'Let the Record Show: A Political History of ACT UP New York, 1987-1993,' author Sarah Schulman documents and analyzes the ideals, actions, successes and failures of the people who made up the AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power.

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By Jim Provenzano | May 9, 2021

Meet your favorite artists, hang out with fans and attend comics-themed chats at the 2021 Queer Comics Expo. Although online this year, the two-day gathering will still provide illustrative fun for attendees.

By Jim Provenzano | May 4, 2021

Whip up some tasty dishes while supporting LGBT teen education with the new Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence's cookbook fundraiser for The Point Foundation.


By Gregg Shapiro | May 4, 2021

After a brutal winter, made even more difficult by the pandemic and killer storms, the Spring Equinox has arrived and warmer weather days are in sight. The following new non-fiction books are a good way to welcome the new season.

By Mark William Norby | April 27, 2021

In the new poetry collection 'Swallow' by Sam Rush (Sibling Rivalry Press), we're given a lot of content that wakes up the reader into identity, forms, breaking forms, and into freedoms that are part of our constant becoming.


By Jim Provenzano | April 25, 2021

Queer comic fans, rejoice. 'Alice In Leatherland,' the series by writer Iolanda Zanfardino and illustrator Elisa Romboli follows a young woman's journey to San Francisco and its sexy subcultures.

By Jim Piechota | April 19, 2021

Delany's latest creation is a racy, pungent illustrated novella of explicit gay erotica inspired by and dedicated to childhood friend Kenroy Thorsten "who started it all on the first night of summer camp in the boys' bunk-five tent in 1952."


By Brian Bromberger | April 13, 2021

Written by Mark Harris, the husband of gay playwright Tony Kushner, the new Mike Nichols biography profiles a prickly genius who was a virtuoso observer of others, yet a stranger to himself.

By Jason Victor Serinus | April 13, 2021

It was the poem that defined a generation. "Howl," Allen Ginsberg's defiantly gay manifesto, and other poems, will be released on audio by Omnivore Recordings on CD, LP, and in multiple streaming and download formats.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | March 23, 2021

Another Women's History Month is winding down with lesbian, bisexual, queer and trans women largely left in the shadows, where they have spent most of history.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | March 16, 2021

The legacy of Michael Callen is remembered in 'Love Don't Need a Reason: The Life and Music of Michael Callen,' a new biography by gay historian Matthew J. Jones, a riveting account of Callen's 38 year sojourn on Earth.


By Jim Provenzano | March 15, 2021

The Lambda Literary Foundation announced the finalists for its 2021 awards in multiple categories, making for a terrific to-read list of LGBTQ books. Nicknamed the Lammies, the finalists in 24 categories were chosen by 60 judges from 1,000 submissions.

By Jim Piechota | March 9, 2021

In his impressive debut, Washington, D.C. writer Zak Salih chronicles the ongoing reunion of two gay men who were friends throughout childhood yet became estranged by the ebb and flow of adult life.


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