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Art Comes First Addresses Racism and Police Brutality in New Capsule Collection

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  Art Comes First has released a capsule collection that reflects on racial justice and equality. Back in 2016, the London-based collective shared an editorial called Artists Can’t Fear that very graphically addressed police brutality. In light of the protests that have erupted across the country following the death of George Floyd, ACF has looked for … Continue reading



The iconic lesbian duo Ruthie & Connie are given yet another award for their selfless activism

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  The first time I met Ruthie and Connie was in February 2016 when they had just collected yet another Award for their activism. This time it was  the SAGE Pioneer Award, presented by Services & Advocacy For GLBT Elders, the country’s largest and oldest organization for LGBT seniors.  I had known about this iconic … Continue reading



Ruthie & Connie are Honored in Congress

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Ruth Berman and Connie Kurtz are not just heroes of the LGBT Community, but without exaggeration, they are also the nicest lesbian couple we have ever had the pleasure to meet.  Over 30 years ago this remarkable pair of feisty colorful outspoken Jewish women from Brooklyn divorced their husbands and left their children to start a … Continue reading



Vito

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Vito Russo was an extraordinary man.  A discerning cineaste and movie historian, an avid gay activist and a leading Aids activist : my kind of hero!  In filmmaker Jeffery Schwarz’s  awe-inspiring new documentary on Russo’s action-packed short life we can see the full extent of this remarkable man’s leadership and involvement in gay rights, his major contribution to … Continue reading



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