Gary Barlow is a Chicago-based writer. He is a former managing editor and staff reporter for the Chicago Free Press, the Dallas Voice and Windy City Times. In the 1990s, before becoming a full-time writer, he helped organize campaigns that defeated anti-gay ballot initiatives in Florida and Idaho, and worked as well on environmental and HIV/AIDS issues.
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Gay Boys in Oil City
The fight for GLBT rights in rural America is far from over.
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A Real-Life Fairytale
Chris and Don examines a love that dared to speak its name.
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‘Milk’ Does the Man Proud
The first major Hollywood film portraying a gay historic figure, Milk pushes gays to come out and fight for equal rights