Category Archives: gay lesbian

A Letter from Huey Newton

A Letter from Huey Newton to the Revolutionary Brothers and Sisters about the Women’s Liberation and Gay Liberation Movements” is considered the first pro-gay, pro-woman proclamation to come out of the black civil rights movement. During the past few years strong movements have developed among women and among homosexuals seeking their liberation. There has been […]

ROCK STANDS TALL by Peter Nolan Smith

In August 1984 ACTUEL sent a Californian-born photographer and me to cover the Deauville Film Festival. This was my second journalism gig for the French magazine and I hoped that writing a good article might open the path to another profession other than being a doorman at La Balajo. he Deauville Film Festival was not […]

Gay Pride Day

Today tens of millions of Americans celebrated Gay Pride Day across the country. New York City was the epicenter of the festivities, but the police presence on the streets reminded gays and lesbians and people of color that freedom can be given and freedom can be taken away. “No amount of disco music, nor number […]

Gay Re-Education Camps

Yesterday former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) was suffering from summer media disappearance and claimed on the radio anti-gay marriage business owners were being sent to “re-education camps” for refusing to serve gay customers. “You now see situations with bakers and florists and photographers who are being forced to provide services for same-sex weddings or get […]

A Cure For Babylon

The Texas GOP adopted a resolution vowing to cure homosexuality. “Homosexuality must not be presented as an acceptable alternative lifestyle, in public policy, nor should family be redefined to include homosexual couples. We believe there should be no granting of special legal entitlements or creation of special status for homosexual behavior, regardless of state of […]