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Entries by Kergan Edwards-Stout from 12/2012

It's World AIDS Day... Does Anyone Care?

| Posted 12.01.2012 | Gay Voices

As we observe World AIDS Day, I find it perplexing that few seem willing to embrace or even mention the epidemic that so greatly affected and altered the LGBT community. What is it about that era that frightens us so?

Blogger Stephen Bottum on His Eagerly Awaited 'Best LGBT Books of 2012' List

| Posted 12.03.2012 | Gay Voices

In 2009 Stephen Bottum began asking authors to share their favorite LGBT reads of the year, in all genres, leading to the creation of an annual author survey of the best LGBT books of the year. His list for 2012 has just been released, and he graciously took time to speak with me.

Trebor Healey, Acclaimed Gay Author, Surprises With Two New Novels

| Posted 12.07.2012 | Gay Voices

While A Horse Named Sorrow is a meditative tale set in San Francisco, Faun focuses on an adolescent boy discovering that his body is quickly morphing, but not into the expected stage of puberty. Healey was able to take some time with me to discuss his work and inspirations.

Matt Gold, Out Indie Artist, Learns He Must 'Drown' Before He Can 'Swim'

| Posted 12.26.2012 | Gay Voices

For Matt Gold, inspiration is found in growing up in a small town as an only child, being adopted, his search for identity, and the experience of being abandoned for being gay. Such themes and more are explored in his debut album, Drown Before You Swim.