I was interviewed on October 22nd, 2013 by Edge, about being a queer writer. Read the original (with photos) here.
Nearly a decade ago, Hugh Ryan needed to make a career choice between artist or writer. Wisely he chose writing. Since then he’s become one of the most published LGBT (or ’queer,’ as he [...]
First published in Slate, October 18, 2013. Read the original here.
Someday, somewhere in Washington, D.C.—perhaps on the National Mall, kitty-corner across Maryland Avenue from the sinuous, sandy-colored Museum of the American Indian, or tucked behind the sprawling complex of the Natural History Museum—there may sit a National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Museum. [...]
‘On The (Queer) Waterfront: Brooklyn Histories’: Pop-Up Museum Of Queer History’s Hugh Ryan On New Exhibit
I was interviewed on October 8th, 2013 by the Huffington Post, about the Pop-Up Museum of Queer History’s Brooklyn show. Read the original (with photos) here.
“On the (Queer) Waterfront: Brooklyn Histories” kicked off this weekend, a unique and collaborative art and performance show curated by The Pop-Up Museum Of Queer History. A multifaceted intersection [...]
First published in The Daily Beast on August 25, 2013. Read the original (entitled “Real Racism: What Aaryn Gries Reveals about Reality TV”) here.
Aaryn Gries is a racist.
If you’ve watched CBS this summer, this isn’t new information about the twenty-two-year old Big Brother contestant. From saying that Korean-American houseguest Helen Kim should “go make some [...]
Originally aired on HuffPost Live on August 6, 2013.
I was invited to be part of a discussion about queer history on HuffPost Live, convened by the creators of the queer history app, Quist. Watch the full segment below.
First published in The New York Times, August 3, 2013. Read the original here.
THE New-York Historical Society’s current exhibition “AIDS in New York: The First Five Years” accomplishes a neat trick: it takes a black mark in New York City’s history — its homophobic, apathetic response to the early days of AIDS in the early [...]keep looking »