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Queer lives: Bruce Bastian, 1948-2024 

Bruce Bastian, a Founder of WordPerfect, Is Dead at 76. (New York Times) Bruce Bastian was born into a Mormon family in Idaho. After training as a musician, he studied computer science and then founded a company in partnership with one … Continue reading

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Stanley Stellar and The Piers

I just discovered in the New York Times the photographer Stanley Stellar (At Frieze, Photographer of Gay Life Seeks ‘a Place in the Sunshine’). Born in 1945, he grew up in Brooklyn. In the 70s in the years before AIDS, … Continue reading

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Benjamin Justice and gay movies

The second volume of the excellent Benjamin Justice detective series by John Morgan Wilson, Revision of Justice, was published in 1997, just a year after the first volume, which had won the Edgar Allan Poe Award. The series is being reissued … Continue reading

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Lieutenant-colonel de Maumort

Some time ago, I read in the November-December 2023 issue of The Gay & Lesbian Review a short piece by Dale Boyer where he recounts how he stumbled upon a translation of the novel while browsing in a second-hand bookstore … Continue reading

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