In this 1995 interview with Owen Keehnen, novelist Nisa Donnelly discusses her novel The Love Songs of Phoenix Bay (1994), as well as attempts to erode the barriers between lesbian and gay writing, the necessity of created families, and her lifelong passion for writing.
In this 1996 interview with Owen Keehnen, lesbian poet, novelist, anthologist, and artist Terry Wolverton discusses her novel Bailey's Beads (1996), her writing process, the writing workshops that she conducts, and her upcoming projects.
In this 1992 interview with Owen Keehnen, publisher Sasha Alyson discusses his plans to retire from the pioneering gay and lesbian press that bears his name, his career in gay publishing, his future plans, and the controversy caused by the children's books in the Alyson Wonderland series.
Photographer Stathis Orphanos has created unique portraits of many of the leading cultural, entertainment, and literary figures of the second half of the twentieth century. Orphanos's photographs have been widely exhibited, and many are now housed at UCLA's Stathis Orphanos Photographic Archive.
This exhibition features 21 portraits of writers who have contributed to the glbtq literary heritage.
In this 1996 interview with Owen Keehnen, comic writer Frank DeCaro discusses his memoir, A Boy Named Phyllis (1996), growing up very gay in an Italian-American family in New Jersey, laughter as a means of survival in a hostile environment, and the role of television in shaping his life.
In this 1995 interview with Owen Keehnen, Camille Paglia--critic, art historian, pop philosopher, and author--discusses her book, Vamps and Tramps: New Essays (1994) and airs her views on a number of subjects, including feminist thought, gay activism, pornography, and repressive religion.
In a 1995 interview with Owen Keehnen, Scott Heim discusses his novel, Mysterious Skin (1995), the influences on his writing, UFOs, music, Kansas, filmmaker Dario Argento, and his meeting with William Burroughs.
In this 1996 interview with Owen Keehnen, poet Mark Doty discusses his memoir of his lover's death from AIDS, Heaven's Coast (1996), and his transition from poetry to prose, the nature of grieving, the writers who have most influenced his work, and his plans for the future.
In this 1994 interview with Owen Keehnen, the Irish playwright and novelist Emma Donoghue discusses her first play, first novel, and first nonfiction book, as well as her works in progress and the changing Irish political climate regarding lesbianism.