Having lived through the worst days of the AIDS crisis, I will never forget the suffering and deaths of many of my friends—and the unforgivable do-nothing response by our government (led by hideous President Reagan).
I was radicalized  during those years, and one of the most important lessons that I learned is that oppressed people always have to shout the loudest for any sort of justice to be served.


Story from the gay site Queerty:


Can’t say I’m sad. Ab Fab is probably my favorite show of all time, but I’m a purist. I can watch the first three seasons again and again (from 1992 to 1995; 18 episodes all together). But none of the revivals have come even close to recreating that magic.

Sometimes genius strikes immediately and then fades…


My friend Sylvia London recently sent me a photo from a few years back of us at the MIX queer film festival, which always features incredible art installations as part of the annual event. (The next gathering has been postponed from this month to February.)




It reminds me of the faraway planet landscapes of the old Star Trek TV series…





This past weekend there was a marathon of the show on BBC.  Definitely one of my fave programs of all time. Love the campy sets & costumes and the message of peace, tolerance and respect for all creatures!


Yesterday I dined at my friends Angela and Cooby’s place for Thanksgiving. The food was delicious!

Angela is super into arts & crafts and decorated the dining room table with a corkscrew Pilgrim for each of her guests.

Here’s mine!



He’s even got little googly eyes. Angela thinks of everything…


Los Angeles drag queen Jackie Beat has never been shy about sharing her opinions. Her tell-it-like-it-is comedy, including her hilarious song parodies, has made her one of the drag scene’s most in-demand acts.

Ms. Beat
Ms. Beat

But ticket sales be damned, Jackie doesn’t want you attending her shows if you’re a Trump supporter. Behold her recent Twitter feed:


I have a feeling that the great majority of Jackie’s fans didn’t vote for Trump. So her bold stance probably isn’t that risky.  But in case you were thinking of inviting your Republican uncle to her next show, you might want to reconsider.