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After a Death, a Radicalization

When New York grad student Alexis Danzig lost her father to AIDS in 1988, the 26-year-old dropped out of school and immediately joined the frontlines of ACT UP.

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"Everybody Has to Watch Their Parents Become Human"

A son recalls the anger he felt after his father came out, and his rocky path toward forgiveness.

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Meine Tochter

Elizabeth Riley Blake was used to keeping her father’s sexual identity a secret. But was there any truth to her mother’s mysterious claim that Elizabeth’s father might not be as healthy as he seemed?

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How to Share Space

Surveying the distance, and intimacy, between an out butch lesbian daughter and her closeted effeminate gay father.

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