1st Person

Holiday Disabled

25/12/2017 Editor 0

There are some Christmases where the best cause for celebration is simply being alive. By Liz Montgomery Growing up in New Jersey, I couldn’t wait to open the Christmas cards with their festive images of […]

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Choking on Christmas

17/12/2017 Editor 0

Being told “You’ll shoot your eye out” isn’t actually the worst thing to happen in a family Christmas story… By Mark Jason Williams “I am not singing ‘Happy Birthday’ to Jesus again,” I shouted at […]

Music

RETRO: Thanksgiving 1970

23/11/2017 M. J. Moore 0

Nobody else can host the whole tribe for such a dinner, so once again (and totally to my delight) it’s time to help Dad throughout another Thanksgiving gathering. Because it’s holiday time, there’s a truce […]

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Diary From an AIDS Ward, 1984

26/10/2017 Naomi Rosenblatt 0

In the latest installment of our series by acclaimed poet and performance artist Magdalena Gómez, she reminds us, “There are too many things we forget: The AIDS epidemic of recent decades, and now the victims of […]