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Dan Savage Recounts First Trip To A Chicago Gay Bar

Posted 08.28.2011 | Chicago

As part of a new Slate feature closing out Pride Month, eleven prominent gay, lesbian and bisexual writers, including David Rakoff, Alison Bechdel and...

Creative Cultural Cross Referencing (How to Link Stephen Sondheim to the Original Siamese Twins)

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Let's look at two recent events, play a little cultural mashup, and examine the results.

Gay Icons and American Dreams in New Documentary: Making the Boys

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Crayton Robey's ambitious new documentary Making the Boys, about The Boys in the Band, chronicles the life, times and resonance of a cultural phenomenon.

HuffPost Review: Making 'The Boys'

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Crayton Robey's documentary Making 'The Boys' chronicles changes in both gay culture and its acceptance by mainstream America, reminding us that 40 years ago, gays and lesbians had fewer civil rights than black people or women.

Next Fall: Geoffrey Naufft's Top-Drawer Gay Play Moves to Broadway

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

Hardly enough can be said about Geoffrey Nauffts's Next Fall, which is both remarkably simple and exceedingly complex.

The Boys in the Band: Still Offering a Gay Old Time

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

Matt Crowley's dark comedy, The Boys in the Band, opened at Manhattan's Theatre Four on April 14, 1968, little more than a year before the Stonewall Inn fracas.