Mark Segal

News

The dark early days of AIDS

Watching “The Dallas Buyers Club” on the big screen this past week, the new film about the early days of…

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Columns

This election, it’s about taxes and jobs for the LGBT community

Could you imagine a Jew or Catholic voting for a candidate who was opposed to Catholics marrying Jews, or interracial…

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National Gay History Project 2012: Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben

To appreciate the contributions von Steuben made to the American Revolution, consider this: before his arrival in Valley Forge in…

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Opinion/Commentary

Commentary: That human journalistic flaw

The night before the president’s statement on same-sex marriage, I was honored to be the keynote speaker at Drexel University’s…

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Blog

Israel, the Gays and Equality Forum

With Equality Forum in Philadelphia poised to honor Israel this May, several progressive blogs have denounced the organization and suggested…

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An Affair to Remember

Walt Whitman, best known as the father of modern poetry and American poetry, was also the longtime lover of Peter…

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Walter Cronkite … Off the Record

Mark Segal met Walter Cronkite when he disrupted the live broadcast of the CBS Evening News in December 1973 by…

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Red Ribbons and Gold Ribbons

Elton John’s friendship with young Ryan White, who succumbed to AIDS in 1990, was only the beginning. Eighteen World AIDS…

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Obama Talks, McCain Balks

In this election season, the Gay History Project attempted to interview both the Democratic and Republican candidates for president—just as…

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