Six notes for the first six months of 2020.
How to celebrate global Pride 2020 on Saturday, June 27 The first Pride was a march, and took place fifty years ago, in 1970. This June, in 2020, because of Covid-19, we have no choice but to celebrate half a century of Pride through global virtual Pride events happening all day, on Saturday, June27. But [...]
Authors and Their Books Over the years, while covering the LGBTQ+ community, I've had the chance to meet authors, artists, actors and activists whose stories have changed my life for the better. After all, stories do have that kind of power. Stories and storytelling first bring to mind writers and authors. What I find fascinating [...]
On covering Pride Month and the LGBTQ+ community People often ask me why I'm so interested in covering LGBTQ+ related stories? Why do I cover HIV and AIDS stories? Storefront decorated for JC Pride Fest 2018. Photo by Alina Oswald. While covering HIV and AIDS, I've met many wonderful individuals, members of the LGBTQ+ community. [...]