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Gay History: Three queer poets: Robert Duncan

Gay History: Three queer poets: Robert Duncan

By Susan Jordan “The light foot hears you and the brightness begins.” Robert Duncan is one of the great 20th century English language poets. He is unknown to most Americans, in a society that...

Gay History: Three queer poets: H.D.

Gay History: Three queer poets: H.D.

By Susan Jordan The bisexual poet H.D., whose full name was Hilda Doolittle, was born on Sept. 10, 1886, in Bethlehem, Pa., to a wealthy upper- middleclass family. A contemporary of the American poet...

Gay History: Three queer poets: Walt Whitman

Gay History: Three queer poets: Walt Whitman

By Mark Segal (Philadelphia Gay News/Gay History Project) Walt Whitman, best known as the father of modern poetry and American poetry, was also the longtime lover of Peter Doyle, son of a blacksmith, a...

Candidates To Watch: Jo Meleca-Voigt, Candidate for Monroe County Legislature, 19th District

Candidates To Watch: Jo Meleca-Voigt, Candidate for Monroe County Legislature, 19th District

By Ove Overmyer Jo Meleca-Voigt is not the kind of candidate who uses double-speak and spin to cover the fact that they are either unknowing or uncaring. She appears to be one of the...

School district responds to NYCLU suit for harassed student; promises immediate action

School district responds to NYCLU suit for harassed student; promises immediate action

Aug. 27, 2009 – A week after the New York Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit against the Mohawk Central School District in Herkimer County for failing to protect a gay student who...