I’ve been following the news out of Cairo (and lately, Suez) with great interest. And not just because my secret boyfriend Anderson Cooper was punched in the face 10 times by an angry, anti-American mob. At first it was largely due to concern for the safety of my friend Jenny who lives in Cairo. Thank goodness, she is safely in the U.S. right now. I visited her in the summer of 2008 and experienced a bit of Egyptian life and culture.
I’d like to point out a few things to ponder if you don’t know much about Egypt. Continue reading
Posted in Globetrotting, Just Cause, Politics
Tagged Act Up, Anderson Cooper, anti-American, Cairo, Dahab, homosexuality condemned, niqab, punched, Tahrir Square
I came of age intellectually at the explosion of multiculturalism and during the fading heights of Act Up and Queer Nation.
Yes, I’m old. It was Berkeley. 1990. What could have been a better time to be queer and a person of color?
Posted in First Date
Tagged Act Up, Democracy, Iran, Jafar Panahi, Naked Guy, Person of Color, Proposition K, Queer, Queer Nation, San Francisco, UC Berkeley