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Safe/Haven: Gay Life in 1950s Cherry Grove

  Thanks to Sen. Joseph McCarthy’s ‘Lavender Scare’ culture, the 1950s’ became one of the most homophobic times in American history.   McCarthy  and his people created a world in which gay people were persecuted and ostracized both at work and at home.  After President Eisenhower’ issued an Executive ORder “sexual perversion”  it became grounds for the investigation … Continue reading

S.A.G. recognizes diversity.

With all the media chatter about how the Academy of Motion Pictures becoming an all-white affair, it was good to see that when it is left to the actors themselves,, then diversity is the name of the game. At last nights S.A.G. (Screen Actors Guild) Awards there was not just a fair share of African/Americans … Continue reading

Sage : a slice of heaven in Westport

  Queerguru is in Ireland this week, and tonight our port of call is Westport.  It is a beautiful small town on the edge of an Atlantic inlet, on Ireland’s west coast. In the Georgian town center, stone bridges link the tree-lined promenade on the banks of the Carrowbeg River. Rockfleet Castle and Burrishoole Abbey.  It’s … Continue reading

SAM DEVRIES: Discovering Men

  New York photographer and artist Sam Devries has his debut show at the Leslie Lohman Museum next month.  It celebrates his discovery of men that he has  photographed  across the world in nature, houses, and studios. since 2007.  His stunning work focuses on man’s beauty and is a joy to behold. Opening: February 15, 6-8PM … Continue reading

Sam Smith soars for Spectre

Sam Smith really soars in this superb new video released today of ‘Writing On The Wall’ his theme song for ‘Spectre’ the new Bond movie, that he co-wrote with fellow Grammy Award Winner Jimmy Napes.  The video directed by long-term collaborator Luke Monaghan weaves in scenes from the eagerly awaited movie with Daniel Craig back … Continue reading

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