Join co-hosts Rick Rose and Mark McNease for news and opinion with a Twist. This week: The Weekly Readlines, bisexuality is a thing, where have all the queer spaces gone, and is that a missile in your pocket: why are bombs such a high?
QUOTES AND QUOTABLE
“I apologize for having to re-accommodate these customers.”
– United C.E.O. Oscar Munoz, after a passenger was dragged off an overbooked United plane
BIG CUP: THE WEEK’S TOP STORIES
In the gaffe of this or any other year, White House Spokesman Sean Spicer grabbed the top news slot this week when he implied that, unlike Assad in Syria, Hitler had not used gas to kill “his own people.” Two words for Mr. Spicer: gas chambers.
The Twist Podcast #46: BBC’s 100 Years of Queer, Disney Does Diversity, and Classic Concentration Camp
Join co-hosts Rick Rose and Mark McNease for news and opinion with a Twist. This week: a look at the headlines, the BBC examines 100 years of queer, Disney does diversity, and Chechen concentration camps.
I’ve known Jean Ryan since she submitted one of her amazing stories for the anthology Outer Voices Inner Lives I co-edited with Stephen Dolainski. Now I have the great pleasure of publishing Jean’s new collection, Lovers and Loners, through MadeMark Publishing. Enjoy it in print or eBook.
LGBTSR just hit the 400 email subscriber mark thanks to you! Welcome to all the new folks, and don’t forget to spread the work
What you get as a subscriber: A weekly email every Friday with new content – featured books, book reviews, interviews, the Savvy Senior, columns, news of note, The Twist Podcast, and The Weekly Readlines. All delivered to your virtual doorstep, waiting for you to enjoy with your favorite morning beverage. What you don’t get: spam or abuse of any kind. Emails are kept strictly confidential and only used for the weekly lgbtSr email blast.
What we get: knowing we’re valued, that in these trying times we can be counted on as a small but vital online space for the over-50 LGBTQ audience and our friends and allies. Every new subscriber is another vote of confidence as we head into our seventh year.
LGBTSR Contributor and Twist Podcast Co-Host to Compete in ‘Dancing for the Cure’ – And You Can Help!
Very few of us make it through life without being touched by cancer – our own or a loved one’s. Coming May 6, Susan G. Komen of North Louisiana will be holding it’s annual ‘Dancing for the Cure.’ This year my longtime collaborator, friend, contributor to LGBTSR, and co-host of our weekly Twist Podcast, is participating AND competing!
You can donate here, or, just as importantly (and simply!) like his Facebook page for the event. The person who gets the most likes gains a special award for their company as well as more money for the cause! So, if you can’t swing a few dollars, just give Rick’s page a like. Truly, madly, deeply appreciated.