The New Black

When I first came out and started learning about gay life in the 1990s, I had a couple of eye-opening experiences. One concerned how little cooperation and socializing there were between gay men and lesbians (something I only recently found historic roots for in After Stonewall). The second came from my naive assumption that most…

Not quite dead, but…

A few days ago, a friend mentioned that he and his partner were inspired by “Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead”, a documentary about people trying to improve or restore their health using “juice fasts”, periods of eating only or mostly juiced fruits and vegetables. I watched it, and felt the same inspiration (you’d have to…