I n , when Calvin Burdine was awaiting sentencing for allegedly stabbing his gay lover to death, the prosecuting attorney encouraged the jury in his closing remarks to award Burdine the death penalty, rather than life in prison, on the grounds that sending a gay man to prison was akin to sending a kid to a candy store. After 17 minutes of deliberation, the jury obliged and sentenced Burdine to die. His death sentence was later overturned mostly because Burdine's public defender had slept through much of his trial , but the homophobic thinking — that prison is some kind of paradise for gay men — lingers on. The reality of life in prison for homosexuals and transgender individuals does not appear to reflect this myth.
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Our favorite adjectives are revealing. What if I were to describe a book as plain-spoken or lucid? If you felt a twinge of boredom bonus if you thrill to disheveled, elusive, gamy , then I have a book for you. What is being lost? Disappointed — as well as welcomed, astonished, exasperated, intimidated.
She freaked out. I didn't talk with her for months after, but we are good friends to this day. I was a kid in a candy store.
Under normal circumstances, June busts out all over with Pride Month parties and parades. The gay neighborhood thumps with house music. The conditions are optimal for you to catch up on your queer cinema. The range runs from the shoestring brilliance of The Watermelon Woman to the big-budget glitter-bomb that is Rocketman.