Category: Evelyn Bailey

Empty Closet Editor Susan Jordan retires after 28 years

Empty Closet Editor Susan Jordan retires after 28 years

By Evelyn Bailey Over the course of her 28 years as Editor of The Empty Closet Newspaper (EC), the oldest continuously published LGBTQ+ newspaper in New York State and second in the country, the...

Honoring Kate Millett (September 14, 1934 – September 6, 2017)

Honoring Kate Millett (September 14, 1934 – September 6, 2017)

By Evelyn Bailey Katherine Murray Millett was an American feminist writer, educator, artist, and activist. She attended Oxford University and was the first American woman to be awarded a degree with first-class honors after...

Shoulders To Stand On: Prevention – The Name of The Game!

Shoulders To Stand On: Prevention – The Name of The Game!

By Evelyn Bailey The history of the HIV and AIDS epidemic began in illness, fear and death as the world faced a new and unknown virus. Scientific advances have enabled people with access to...

Shoulders To Stand On: HIV/AIDS Treatment – Where Are We Now in 2017?

Shoulders To Stand On: HIV/AIDS Treatment – Where Are We Now in 2017?

By Evelyn Bailey We have looked at past HIV/AIDS treatments, advances and societal issues. Improvements have been made, more are needed. Today the number of HIV positive cases is on the increase, while testing...

Gay Pioneers: Tammy Baldwin

Gay Pioneers: Tammy Baldwin

From Shoulders To Stand On: Tammy Baldwin is the first openly gay U.S. Senator in history and the first woman elected to represent Wisconsin in the Senate. Tammy Baldwin, Jr. US Senator from Wisconsin,...