selected articles since 1983


A Glass Half Full: Cancer Risk and People Living with HIV (San Francisco AIDS Foundation, BETA, Summer-Fall 2010, published January 2011)


Gay Teens Searching for Help 

(Norwich Bulletin, Page 1, Nov. 28, 2010)


U-Conn. Stone Wall Expert Preaches Preservation (Norwich Bulletin, 2009)


Did AIDS Change America? (BBC News, 2008)


Diverse, Historic, Spiritual: Norwich centers of worship reflect changing city (Norwich Bulletin, page 1, Dec. 23, 2007)


The Survivors: Reflections on resilience at NAPWA’s Staying Alive conference in New Orleans (Art & Understanding magazine, February 2007)


Meth Comes Out of the Closet: In parts of Washington’s gay community, crystal methamphetamine is starting to take a toll--and creating a demand for treatment (Washington Post, Nov. 8, 2005)


Money's Not the Only Problem; Fears and Leadership Flaws Hinder the Search for an AIDS Vaccine (Washington Post, Feb. 20, 2001)


No-Wait Prostate Test Results; New In-Office Blood Analysis for Cancer Leaves Less Time to Sweat the Outcome (Washington Post, Feb. 6, 2001)


Growing Through Cancer: All cancer patients want to get better. At Smith Farm, they seek to become better people (Washington Post, “Health” section cover story, Nov. 14, 2000)


The Spread of AID: With fewer people debilitated by AIDS, food service reaches out to others who are sick and needy (Washington Post, May 23, 2000)


Getting Personal: Experts Say Doctors, Patients Must Overcome Skittishness About Discussing Sexual Behavior (Washington Post, March 10, 1998)


Atlanta hosts first national forum on/for HIV-negative gay men (Philadelphia Gay News, 1997)


The New AIDS War: AIDS organizations compete with each other for money, money, money (10 Percent magazine, 1994)


Shrinking Opposition: John-Manuel Andriote traces the turbulent history of gays and the psychiatric community (10 Percent magazine, 1993)


Gay Men and Unsafe Sex: Bridging a gap between knowledge and behavior (Washington Post, Aug. 10, 1993)


Hepatitis (Men’s Fitness, February 1992)


Living on the Fault Line: Is Washington, D.C. a Southern town with Northern leanings or a Northern Town with Southern leanings? (Mid-Atlantic Country, July 1991)


Beyond Self-Help: How to Choose a Therapist (Men’s Fitness, May 1991)


Diana in Washington (Majesty magazine, cover story, 1990)


Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Men’s Fitness, July 1990)


Sleep Disorders (Men’s Fitness, November 1990)


AIDS Crisis Grows, Coverage Wanes (Washington Journalism Review, 1990).


Society Gets AIDS: Rather suddenly, it seems, AIDS has gained status in Washington as a socially acceptable cause (Washington Dossier magazine, 1990).


The Morning After You’ve Come Out to Your Parents (The Advocate, 1988).


Gay Clout (Washington City Paper, cover story, 1988).


AIDSweek: May 31 - June 5 

(Washington City Paper, 1987).


The Survivors: How do you grieve the loss of a forbidden love? (Washington City Paper, cover story, 1986).


For minorities, prep school access (Christian Science Monitor, June 4, 1984).



John Rechy-Pilgrim Soul (Lambda Book Report, cover story, 2003).


Reveling in Life’s Little Ironies: Armistead Maupin sees himself as a kind of sociological gadfly (Washington Blade, 1990).


A New Chapter for Sasha Alyson (Washington Blade, 1990).


Deanie Williams and Betty Hollowell Go ‘Scamming’ (Washington Blade, 1990).


Mattachine Society Founder Harry Hay is Still a Dreamer (Washington Blade, 1990).


What She Did for Love: Poet Minnie Bruce Pratt left marriage and children to forge a life on her own terms (The Advocate, 1990).


[Jose] Villarrubia’s Celebration of Sexuality (Washington Blade, 1990).


Armistead Maupin On Piecing Together His ‘Family Album’ (Washington Blade, 1989).


Concerned Camp: Novelist Armistead Maupin Listens with His Heart (Washington City Paper, 1987).

Reclaiming HIV as a ‘Gay’ Disease (Gay and Lesbian Review, September-October 2012).


Five Crises: A Brief History of AIDS Service Organizations (Gay and Lesbian Review, May-June 2011).


Should Anyone Wear the Scarlet ‘A’ of AIDS? (Los Angeles Times, Sept. 6, 2009; reprinted in The Denver Post, Oct. 18, 2009).


Saturday’s Child (POZ magazine, November 2007).


Inside Job (POZ magazine, October 2006).


AIDS: For 20 Years, HIV was my Livelihood (Washington Post, May 14, 2006).


Consolidation bodes ill for national gay media (Gay and Lesbian Review, 2001).


HIV-positive gay men must act responsibly (Washington Blade, 2000).


Healing at the ‘broken places’ after 18 years of loss (Provincetown Banner, 1999).


Guards must be kept up in battle against HIV (Washington Blade, 1998).


Why did a major book about Larry Kramer receive scant attention in the gay press? (Lambda Book Report, 1998).


A reporter’s tribute to the Princess of Wales (Washington Blade, 1997).


It’s time for us to broaden our definition of ‘gay health’ (Philadelphia Gay News, 1997).






Keeping the focus on AIDS (New York Times, Nov. 30, 2007).


Rights, religion and gay marriage (New York Times, Dec. 3, 2003).


The Consequences of Gun Laws (Washington Post, May 3, 2002).


Do Students Need the Liberal Arts? (New York Times, July 12, 1998).


HIV Hypocrisy (Washington Post, May 3, 1998).


Defenders of Promiscuity Set Back AIDS Fight (New York Times, Dec. 13, 1997).


The Age of Intimacy (New York Times Magazine, May 1, 1994).


The Rev. Stallings and the Catholic Church (Washington Post, July 18, 1989).



Susan M. Chambre, Fighting for Our Lives: New York's AIDS Community and the Politics of Disease (Bulletin of the History of Medicine, Fall 2008).


Sex, Drugs & Salvation: John Rechy, The Life and Adventures of Lyle Clemens (Washington Post, Dec. 25, 2003)


Show Queens: John M. Clum, Something for the Boys: Musical Theater and Gay Culture (Washington Post, 2003).


Alexandra Chasin, Selling Out: The Gay and Lesbian Movement Goes to Market (Lambda Book Report, 2000).


The Pinings of Rome: David Leavitt, The Page Turner (Washington Post, June 7, 1998).


Cindy Patton: Fatal Advice: How Safe-Sex Education Went Wrong (Lambda Book Report, 1996).


Harold Brodkey, This Wild Darkness (Lambda Book Report, 1996).


Elinor Burkett, The Gravest Show on Earth (Bay Windows, 1995).


Walt Odets, In the Shadow of the Epidemic: Being HIV-Negative in the Age of AIDS (Lambda Book Report, 1995).


Michael Lassell, Decade Dance (Lambda Book Report, 1990).


Paul Reed, Facing It: A Novel of AIDS (The Advocate, 1985).


Oscar Wilde (attributed), Teleny (The Advocate, 1984).


Michael Denneny, Decent Passions: Real Stories About Love (The Advocate, 1984).


Influential poet, novelist, thinker - Charles Williams - Charles Williams (Christian Science Monitor, April 23, 1984).


Andre Gide, Corydon (The Advocate, 1983).

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