Karina Quinn (Latrobe): Blood and Guts in Written on the Body. From The Advocate, a look at the 45 biggest homophobes of the last 45 years. An interview with David Halperin, author of How to Be Gay (and more and more and more). Eliza Gray on how Bradley Manning became a gay martyr. What do homophobic bigots really think? Jesse Bering on how to debunk the most revolting arguments. The meaning of Frank Ocean: When the up-and-coming musician came out, he drew praise from celebrities and his hip-hop collaborators, and revived the question of whether gays have a place in the industry. From Gay and Lesbian Review, Barney Frank on how party polarization is now complete; and John-Manuel Andriote on reclaiming HIV as a “gay” disease. Gay happiness, the new frontier: Are mental and physical health problems really a reaction to bigotry? Charles Kaiser on when The New York Times came out of the closet. Dan Savage on the magazine article that changed everything for gay people. An excerpt from Dan Savage: The First Gay Celebrity by Mark Oppenheimer. Eric Engle on how the gay rights movement has met with remarkable success, but that success is largely confined to the first world.

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