Category Archives: LGBT

Old Friends: Revisiting Armistead Maupin and the Tales of the City.

On Friday I saw the new Armistead Maupin documentary, The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin. The movie is basically a love letter to Armistead Maupin and the Tales of the City. I liked the film, even though there were moments … Continue reading

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Once More with Feeling: Re-reading 28 Barbary Lane

28 Barbary Lane: “Tales of the City” Books 1-3 by Armistead Maupin My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve bought and read these books. Tales of the City stills stands as one of my … Continue reading

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Back to my Roots: All the books I’ve loved before

A couple of weeks ago I saw a great musical by  the local playwright, Dave Deveau, called the Elbow Room: The Musical, about the Davie Street breakfast spot that is an institution in Vancouver’s gay community. I’m sucker for stories … Continue reading

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Through the Looking Glass: Looking back at Madonna’s Blonde Ambition Tour

Last week I saw Strike a Pose, the documentary about Madonna’s backup dancers for her Vogue video and 1990 Blonde Ambition tour.  Madonna has always played a supporting role in the soap opera that is my big queer life. Into … Continue reading

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Sex and the ADHD City

Lust & Wonder by Augusten Burroughs My rating: 3 of 5 stars This was a nice companion piece/antidote to A Little Life (which I’m still working my way through). I have to admit to living vicariously through Augusten Burroughs, but … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is another day: A Single Man, by Christopher Isherwood.

A Single Man by Christopher Isherwood My rating: 5 of 5 stars I read A Single Man shortly after my partner passed away. At the time I opened it on my Kobo, I was looking for something quick to read, … Continue reading

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