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No Boundaries: On the Set of Ron B’s Show

On the set of Ron B’s show, No Boundaries: Up Close and Personal, at MNN (Manhattan Neighborhood Network)   “Just call me Ron B,” the out trans actor, activist and Tina Turner impersonator once told me, back in 2008, when I first interviewed her after meeting her at a World AIDS Day 2007 event. Who’s ...

Fog over Mississippi, NOLA. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Mardi Gras 2016

Mardi Gras 2016 Because it’s Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, here are a few images from New Orleans, aka Crescent City, one of my favorite cities after NYC, of course. There’s nothing like fog on the Mississippi River, vampire and ghosts tours with no other than the fantastic Lord Chaz, or a stroll around the farmers ...

Hope. Bauhaus Rendering of the rainbow flag, including black and white. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Making Art from the Heart

Making Art from the Heart: A glimpse into the work of award-winning flimmaker and LGBT activist Wolfgang Busch Making Art from the Heart: From Germany to America, from How Do I Look to A Flow Affair, receiving the MLK Humanitarian Award, and beyond, Award-Winning, Artist-Activist and Filmmaker, Wolfgang Busch, continues to make art from the ...

On Product Photography

A Few Tips on Product Photography Product photography might just be the unsung hero of photography. It doesn’t come with the glamour of fashion photography or with the glory of a war or photojournalism assignment. It doesn’t quite appear in National Geographic or Sports Illustrator. And yet, product photography has its charm, and also purpose. ...

We’re All God’s People: An Interview with Bishop George Lucey of St. Francis of Assisi

We Are All God’s People Bishop George Lucey talks marriage equality, God, and ANCC, a new kind of Catholic Church Just a short note, first. I’d like to thank my wonderful friends, Susanna and Annette, for putting me in touch with Bishop George and Father Geety. I have a confession to make: I’m not Catholic, ...

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Spanish Bay, by Hans Hirschi – A Book Tour

Spanish Bay, by Hans Hirschi – A Book Tour So here I am, sharing another post as part of the Spanish Bay book tour. I’d like to start with how I actually got to read Hans Hirschi’s novels. As I might have mentioned in a previous post, it all started with The Fallen Angels of ...

Spanish Bay, by Hans Hirschi. Book cover.

Spanish Bay, by Hans Hirschi – A Book Tour

Spanish Bay – A Book Tour – An excerpt from Hans Hirschi’s new novel I have to start by saying that I haven’t been part of too many book tours, virtual or otherwise, so I look forward to the experience. I met author Hans Hirschi by chance, when I got the opportunity to read, and ...