The actors chat about performing masculinity, transitioning, and Blackwell’s one-person show They, Themself and Schmerm.
”Orlando is a queer AND racial issue AFTER a gun control, Islamophobia, and mental health issue.”
“We need a new word, because neither ‘hate’ nor ‘terror’ will suffice.”
“Queerness is a political force powered by anger.”
So, instead of taking the long view, eventually looking back, we’ve opted to respond now—in more or less the heat of the moment, starting tomorrow—for the weeklong series We Are Orlando. Because BOMB is about heat, is it not?
Portuguese cinema, dealing with illness, and “the tissue connecting the cosmic and the corporeal.”
Ciphers, graffiti hieroglyphs, and lateral communication.
Patrick Haggerty discusses his country upbringing, relationship with his father and creating country music’s first openly gay album.
It’s a truly unexpected pleasure to find a first-rate writer explicating a subject that is not only sprawlingly large but exceptionally clouded by obfuscation, emotionalism, and political pieties.