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Leon Acord

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Leon Acord has appeared in over 35 films you've never seen and 30 plays you've never heard of. Possible exceptions include the digital TV series Old Dogs & New Tricks on Amazon Prime Video (which he created, wrote & co-produced), and the stage hit Carved in Stone (in which he played Quentin Crisp in both SF and LA productions). His memoir, SUB-LEBRITY: The Queer Life of a Show-Biz Footnote, arrives Summer 2020 in paperback, e-book and audio book. He wrote his one-man show Last Sunday in June (1996) and co-authored the 2014 play Setting the Record Gay. He was a "Take Five" columnist for Back Stage West throughout 2009 and a former contributor to Huffington Post. He has also written for San Francisco Examiner and the journal Human Prospect. H ...more

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Who Are We Now?

What's wrong with us? With more and more vaccines administered, and society opening up as a result, one would think we'd be embracing the good news with the same unbridled joy and fervor of those who celebrated the end of World War II.*

Alas, many don't seem "cautiously optimistic." In fact, a lot of us are unsure at best.

There's a name for that gnawing sense of unease, as we begin to see that ligh

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" With Trump desperately trying to turn America into something I no longer recognize, I sat down and wrote a few words to remind myself what America was, is, and must always remain. Please let me know if you agree! America is black. America is br..." Read more of this blog post »
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Wow. Just ... wow. Who knew that The View was such a toxic, dysfunctional workplace? This would have been a five-star review, if the author hadn't disclosed his friendship with Meghan McCain and shown his prejudices for her. McCain and Vierra are the ...more
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The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
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"UNLESS someone like you
cares a whole awful lot,
nothing is going to get better.
It's not."
I had many, many favorite books as a kid. But I think Seuss' "The Lorax" was probably the most influential. I still vividly remember reading it, a few days befo
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Carved in Stone by Jeffrey Hartgraves
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"Did we really think Trump's Second Impeachment would end any other way? Nope.Not when the modern-day GOP has proven, time and again, that their only interest is maintaining power at any cost.Not after working so hard, for so long, to suppress vote..." Read more of this blog post »
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Jeffrey Hartgraves' play about queer lit artists Oscar Wilde, Truman Capote, Tennessee Williams and Quentin Crisp is beyond brilliant. Its a hilarious comedy, but also a play of ideas. You will love if even if you've never heard of the authors. But i ...more
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“A life in the arts is richly rewarding, even if it doesn't reward you with riches.”
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“A life in the arts is richly rewarding, even if it doesn't reward you with riches.”
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“Chubby chasers don't prove that fat is beautiful. Chubby chasers show us that ugliness is optional.”
Dan Oliverio, The Round World: Life at the Intersection of Love, Sex, and Fat

“We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.”
Arthur William Edgar O'Shaughnessy, Poems of Arthur O'Shaughnessy

“You first have to find who you are. Then, you have to be it like mad.”
Quentin Crisp

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