With last month’s historic repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the online Box Turtle Bulletin’s Timothy Kinkaid wrote a commentary entitled, “Trading in Our Sparkle and
I have introduced two novel, reasonably grounded concepts over the course of these columns, the notions of “gay sensibility” and “sensual perspective,” that harbor the potential to elevate
For purposes of political expediency in arguments to extend equal legal rights to homosexuals, such as this week’s repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” it is clear why Rep.
The issue is how a notion of “gay sensibility” can replace or at least be elevated against sexual hedonism as the default paradigm that has prevailed in the gay movement from Stonewall to the
It is refreshing to see prominent, young, articulate voices new to the gay scene making public statements about homosexuality that are not filtered through conventional expectations or the
It is instructive that as late as 1977, gay playwright Tennessee Williams recoiled at the discovery his fellow gay writer William Burroughs was as amoral and radically hedonistic as he professed to