Friday, February 29, 2008

William F. Buckley and queer folk

He didn't do us much by way of favors, as the sage Hans Johnson points out:

Let it not be lost in his death that Buckley, like most in the right-wing cohort he anchored from mid-century onward, was quite familiar and at times reliant on gay people in his career. He wrestled with homophobia. Mostly he lost.
CLICK HERE TO READ JOHNSON'S ESSAY ON BUCKLEY AND GAYS

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1 comment:

Alicia Morgan said...

Buckley is gone; Vidal is still here.