Thank goodness I know this play very intimately – I played Macbeth’s nemesis MacDuff in college – otherwise I might not have been able to follow this artful but somewhat opaque adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy.
NBA player Jason Collins says, “I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black and I’m gay.” That’s how Collins started an essay set to come up in the upcoming issue of Sports Illustrator. Now, he’s being called a pioneer by everyone from fellow NBA players to Christine Quinn who is likely to become New York City’s first openly gay Mayor this fall.
This is Douglas Carter Beane’s best play yet! In The Nance, he delves into a world that has long fascinated me, the world of effeminate gays as characters in nightclub entertainment of the early 20th Century.
A federal appeals court heard arguments on both sides on California’s first-in-the-nation plan to bar licensed mental health professionals from offering “sexual-orientation change” therapy to minors.
Senator Tim Johnson of South Dakota says he now supports gay marriage. He now leaves the “Final Four” Democrats in the United States Senate who actively oppose gay marriage. That leaves three Senate Democrats who oppose gay marriage—Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Mark Pryor of Arkansas, and Mary Landrieu of Louisiana.
Senator Johnson says, Read more